Webb Space Telescope Commissioning and Science

The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) is a large infrared
telescope with a 6.5 meter primary mirror, now studying
every phase in the history of our Universe.

Primary Atributes
  o L2 Location
  o Sun, Earth, Moon Shield
  o Passive Cooling to 32-39 K and Active Cooling to 6 K
  o State of the Art Image Processing
  o State of the Art Positioning and Stability

PRIMARY RESOURSES https://www.jwst.nasa.gov/content/webbLaunch/whereIsWebb.html https://webbtelescope.org/news

SPECTRA, SPECTROSCOPY Energy Level Within Atomic Structure From Wikipedia - Spectral Lines http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spectral_line From Wikipedia - Spectral Lines (Continuous) From Wikipedia - Spectral Lines (Emission) From Wikipedia - Emission Spectra http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emission_spectrum From Wikipedia - Spectral Lines (Absorption) From Wikipedia - Absorption spectroscopy http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Absorption_spectrum From Wikipedia - Doppler Effect http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Doppler_effect From Wikipedia - Redshift Webb's First Deep Field (NIRSpec MSA Emission Spectra) https://webbtelescope.org/contents/media/images/2022/035/01G7HRYVGM1TKW556NVJ1BHPDZ?news=true Webb's First Deep Field (NIRSpec Emission Spectrum) All Recent Images https://webbtelescope.org/news

EXPLORE DEPLOYMENTS Deployment Overview (image) https://www.jwst.nasa.gov/ImagesContent/about/WebbFlightPathAndDeployments.jpg Full (Mechanical) Deployment Video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RzGLKQ7_KZQ (2 min) Explore Deployments (Current Deployment) https://www.jwst.nasa.gov/content/webbLaunch/deploymentExplorer.html First Light https://blogs.nasa.gov/webb/2022/02/11/photons-received-webb-sees-its-first-star-18-times/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QlwatKpla8s (3 min)

INSANE ENGINEERING AND SCIENTIFIC HOPES GENERAL QUESTIONS ABOUT WEBB https://www.jwst.nasa.gov/content/about/faqs/faq.html#general WEBB'S ORBIT LaGrange_Points.png https://www.jwst.nasa.gov/content/about/faqs/faq.html#orbit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y0bOi3kVIBs (2 min) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6cUe4oMk69E (20 sec) WEBB'S MIRRORS https://www.jwst.nasa.gov/content/about/faqs/faq.html#mirror WEBB'S INSTRUMENTS & TECHNOLOGY https://www.jwst.nasa.gov/content/about/faqs/faq.html#instruments Insane Engineering Video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aICaAEXDJQQ (13:08-17:16) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aICaAEXDJQQ (19:48-26:10) WEBB SCIENCE https://www.jwst.nasa.gov/content/about/faqs/faq.html#science Webb has four mission science goals: o Search for the first galaxies or luminous objects that formed after the Big Bang. o Determine how galaxies evolved from their formation until the present. o Observe the formation of stars from the first stages to the formation of planetary systems. o Measure the physical and chemical properties of planetary systems and investigate the potential for life in those systems. BASIC SCIENCE https://www.jwst.nasa.gov/content/about/faqs/faq.html#basic sam.wormley@gmail.com