MSG-3, moved to 9.5° E in Mar 2018 to provide Rapid Scanning Service (every 5 min)

Launched in:2012
Repeat cycle:0.01 days
Orbit height:36000 km
Orbit type:Geostationary
Organisation: EUMETSAT
Launched 5 July 2012;
provided 0° imagery from 18 Dec 2012 until 20 Feb 2018;
moved to 9.5° E, provides RSS data since 20 Mar 2018.

Meteosat-10 websites


Eumetsat - Meteosat Second Generation Design
ESA - MSG overview
Eumetsat - Meteosat 8-11
Eumetsat - MSG Calibration
ESA Earth Online - Meteosat Second Generation
DLR - World Data Center Atmosphere

Data ordering

EUMETSAT - Data Center info
EUMETSAT EO Portal - Data Center access

On Board Sensors

GERB (Geostationary Earth Radiation Budget)
SEVIRI (Spinning Enhanced Visible and Infrared Imager)