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James Webb Space Telescope is being ready!
« on: January 26, 2022, 22:04:15 »
https://www.dpreview.com/news/0031042821/10b-james-webb-space-telescope-enters-its-final-orbit-1-5-million-kilometers-from-earth

The video linked in the webpage above is also worth checking out.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lrY04VPDg8I

The "mercury cadmium telluride" used in the super sensitive IR camera sensor sounds formidable!
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Re: James Webb Space Telescope is being ready!
« Reply #1 on: January 27, 2022, 00:11:02 »
Thanks for the links
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Re: James Webb Space Telescope is being ready!
« Reply #2 on: January 27, 2022, 09:53:31 »
I watched the launch and i am so excited about the future photos JWST will deliver.
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Re: James Webb Space Telescope is being ready!
« Reply #3 on: January 27, 2022, 18:33:56 »
Thanks for the links

You are welcome.  Hope you enjoy the video as well!


I watched the launch and i am so excited about the future photos JWST will deliver.
Whilst some are polluting space, there are signs of humanity this telescope.

At least there should be no debris created by human around the L2 point (yet).  It will be only a couple of month of wait until we see some unbelievable image!
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Re: James Webb Space Telescope is being ready!
« Reply #5 on: May 01, 2022, 06:32:43 »
Hi Akira, thanks again for the new links.  Great that it is performing at or above specifications - unlike poor Hubble when it was first commissioned.

Can't wait to see what it can do over the coming years

The telescope is fully aligned and ready for the instrument commissioning now!

https://www.dpreview.com/news/1027739792/james-webb-space-telescope-is-fully-aligned-focused-and-ready-for-instrument-commissioning

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UAx-D0GCvnI
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Re: James Webb Space Telescope is being ready!
« Reply #6 on: May 01, 2022, 06:49:09 »
Hi Akira, thanks again for the new links.  Great that it is performing at or above specifications - unlike poor Hubble when it was first commissioned.

Can't wait to see what it can do over the coming years

You are welcome, Hugh!  I'm also looking forward to seeing what this highly advanced telescope will offer!
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