the JWST user documentation is under development; current versions are preliminary and subject to revision.

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Articles in this section, “JWST Observatory and Instrumentation,” contain the types of content found in traditional instrument handbooks. The articles provide instrument-related information such as hardware descriptions, specifications, modes of operation, performance, and operational details. Also included are articles about the JWST telescope and spacecraft operations.

Other sections, selectable from the menu, are JWST Observation PlanningJWST Opportunities and Policies, and JWST Data Calibration and Analysis.

While downloadable PDF files for this and the other sections will be generated for each cycle, the online content will be constantly updated with the latest information.