The JWST Near-Infrared Spectrograph (NIRSpec) enables 0.6–5.3 μm spectroscopy at resolving powers of ~100, ~1,000, and ~2,700 in four observing modes. NIRSpec is designed to be particularly powerful for multiplexing spectroscopy and high contrast, high throughput single-object spectroscopy.
Not yet launched.
Varies by Observing Mode: see Table 1 for details: NIRSpec Modes
- Pixel Scale: ~0.1"/pixel
- Resolution: ~100 (prism) ; ~1000 (medium) ; ~2700 (high)