The James Webb Space Telescope features a 6.5 meter segmented primary mirror and 4 science instruments, each of which offers a variety of configurations and operating modes for infrared observing.
Launched December 25, 2021.
Varies by instrument and observing mode.
- Time-Series Observations
- High Contrast Imaging
For more information, please refer to the JWST Observer website.
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|Wide-Field Slitless Spectroscopy||X||X|
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Featured Data Products
JWST data will be available in various stages:
- Raw FITS Files (Stage 0): Raw spacecraft output converted to FITS file format
- Detector Corrected Exposures (Stage 1): Output count-rate images after applied detector-level corrections to raw data
- Flux Calibrated Exposures (Stage 2): Fully-calibrated individual exposures, and associated files, to all imaging/spectroscopy data and modes
- Calibrated Combined Products + Associations (Stage 3): Combined final data products specific to each observing mode
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