JaneRigby

Colloquium: Jane Rigby (Host: Moire Prescott)

When:
November 10, 2017 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm
2017-11-10T15:15:00-07:00
2017-11-10T16:15:00-07:00
Where:
BX102

Science with the James Webb Space Telescope

Jane Rigby, NASA/GSFC

NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) will have revolutionary capabilities and sensitivity for imaging and spectroscopy from 0.7 to 28 micron.  JWST should make major scientific advances across astrophysics, including the physics of reionization, galaxy formation and assembly, planetary science, and extrasolar planets.  In anticipation of a scheduled launch in 2019, JWST Cycle 1 Guest Observer proposals will be due in spring of 2018.  I will review the scientific capabilities of the telescope, the integration and test program, and how observers will plan observations and analyze JWST data.


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