In Scott Manley's new video 173 Kiloton Explosion Over Bering Sea Was Asteroid Breaking Up a bit after
01:30 he says
The good news is that in these days of near-limitless data storage capabilities the internet has a long memory, and we can look at the Himawari satellite which is a weather satellite in geostationary orbit that covers the area in question.
I normally view Himawari images from https://www.jma.go.jp/en/gms/ and if you open an image in a new window and look at the URL you can guess how to change the date and time into the past. That works for several days or a week, but not three months.
Question: Where are three-month-old or possibly even year-old Himawari weather satellite images available to the public?
As an exercise, per:
- How was the 18 December 2018 Bering Sea Fireball detected and characterized? Was it a serendipity or a weather satellite?
the event was at
2018-12-18 23:48:20 UTC and