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Exploring the Outer Solar System 2: James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) - Characterizing the outer Solar System


Dr. John Stansberry
Space Telescope Science Institute, USA

November 10th, 2016

Abstract

Series: XXVIII Canary Islands Winter School of Astrophysics: Solar System Exploration Topic: Exploring the Outer Solar System

Lecture 2: James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) - Characterizing the outer Solar System

In this second lecture, Dr. Stansberry focus in the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST). The speaker gives a detailed description of the characteristis and capabilities of the telescope, as well as the science case for the observations of Solar System objects using the JWST.