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Last Updated  Apr 19, 2017


MIRI summary

The JWST Mid-Infrared Instrument (MIRI) provides imaging and spectroscopic observing modes from 4.9 to 28.8 μm (Wright et al. 2015, Rieke et al. 2015). These wavelengths can be utilized for studies including, but not limited to: direct imaging of young warm exoplanets and spectroscopy of their atmospheres; identification and characterization of the first galaxies at redshifts z > 7; and analysis of warm dust and molecular gas in young stars and proto-planetary disks.

To achieve these goals MIRI offers a very broad range of observing modes, including: 

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