JWST Scientific Keywords

The Scientific Keywords listed here are valid for use in conjunction with Scientific Category selection in the JWST APT.  The Astronomer’s Proposal Tool (APT) is used to enter this into the proposal. These keywords are selected to align with the Unified Astronomy Thesaurus.

Solar System Astronomy

Asteroids

Astronomical Models

Astronomical Simulations

Atmospheric Composition

Atmospheric Variability

Binary Systems / Multiple Systems

Biomarkers

Centaurs

Chemical Composition

Comets

Inner Planets

Irregular Satellites

Main Belt Asteroids

Minor Planets

Natural Satellites

Near-Earth Objects

Occultation

Orbits

Outer Planets

Planetary Atmospheres

Planetary Rings

Planetary Surfaces

Small Solar System Bodies

Space Weather

Surface Composition

Surface Ices

Surface Processes

Surface Variability

Transits

Trans-Neptunian Objects

Trojan Asteroids

Zodiacal Cloud

Exoplanets and Exoplanet Formation

Astronomical Models

Astronomical Simulations

Biomarkers

Chemical Composition

Coronographic Imaging

Exoplanet Atmospheres

Exoplanet Atmospheric Composition

Exoplanet Atmospheric Variability

Exoplanet Detection Methods

Exoplanet Evolution

Exoplanet Formation

Exoplanet Structure

Exoplanet Surfaces

Exoplanet Systems

Exoplanets

Extrasolar Gas Giants

Extrasolar Ice Giants

Extrasolar Rocky Planets

Free Floating Planets

Natural Satellites (Extrasolar)

Planet Hosting Stars

Protoplanetary Disks (Extrasolar)

Space Weather

Transits

Stellar Physics and Stellar Types

Astrometry

Astronomical Models

Astronomical Simulations

Binary Stars / Trinary Stars

Brown Dwarf Stars

Circumstellar Matter

Early-Type Stars

Evolved Stars

Gamma-Ray Bursts

H II Regions

Interstellar Dust

Intermediate Type Stars

Interstellar Medium

Late-Type Stars

Low Mass Stars

Main Sequence Stars

Massive Stars

Molecular Clouds

Neutron Stars

Planetary Nebulae

Pre-Main Sequence Stars

Pulsars

Radiative Transfer

Stellar Abundances

Stellar Accretion Disks

Stellar Atmospheres

Stellar Evolution

Stellar Jets

Stellar Phenomena

Supernovae

Variable Stars

White Dwarf Stars

Young Stellar Objects

Stellar Populations and the Interstellar Medium

Astrometry

Astronomical Models

Astronomical Simulations

Chemical Abundances

Dwarf Galaxies

Early-Type Stars

Elliptical Galaxies

Galactic Center

Galaxy Bulges

Galaxy Evolution

Galaxy Halos

Galaxy Spheroids

Globular Star Clusters

Gravitational Microlensing

H II Regions

Hertzsprung Russell Diagram

Intermediate Type Stars

Interstellar Dust

Interstellar Ices

Interstellar Medium

Irregular Galaxies

Late-Type Stars

Local Group

Magellanic Clouds

Open Star Clusters

Planetary Nebulae

Population I Stars

Population II Stars

Population III Stars

Star Clusters

Star Formation

Stellar Distance

Galaxies

Astronomical Models

Astronomical Simulations

Chemical Abundances

Disk Galaxies

Dwarf Galaxies

Elliptical Galaxies

Emission Line Galaxies

Galaxy Bulges

Galaxy Classification Systems

Galaxy Dark Matter Halos

Galaxy Disks

Galaxy Environments

Galaxy Evolution

Galaxy Formation

Galaxy Mergers

Galaxy Spheroids

Galaxy Stellar Halos

Galaxy Structure

High-Redshift Galaxies

Infrared Photometry

Interacting Galaxies

Irregular Galaxies

Local Group

Luminous Infrared Galaxies

Magellanic Clouds

Quenched Galaxies

Scaling Relations

Spectral Energy Distribution

Star Clusters

Star Formation

Starburst Galaxies

Stellar Populations

Ultraluminous Infrared Galaxies

Intergalactic Medium and the Circumgalactic Medium

Astronomical Models

Astronomical Simulations

Circumgalactic Medium

Cooling Flows

Damped Lyman-Alpha Systems

Gunn-Peterson Effect

Intergalactic Dust Clouds

Intergalactic Medium

Lyman-Alpha Forest

Metal Line Absorbers

Warm-Hot Intergalactic Medium

Supermassive Black Holes and Active Galaxies

AGN Host Galaxies

Astronomical Models

Astronomical Simulations

Blazars

Broad-Absorption Line Quasar

Emission Line Galaxies

Galaxy Jets

Galaxy Winds

High-Luminosity Active Galactic Nuclei

LINER Galaxies

Low-Luminosity Active Galactic Nuclei

Markarian Galaxies

M-Sigma Relation

Quasars

Quenched Galaxies

Radio Cores

Reverberation Mapping

Seyfert Galaxies

Stellar Accretion Disks

Stellar Feedback

Supermassive Black Holes

X-Ray Active Galactic Nuclei

Large Scale Structure of the Universe

Astronomical Models

Astronomical Simulations

Chemical Abundances

Cooling Flows

Cosmic Infrared Background

Cosmological Parameters

Cosmology

Dark Energy

Dark Matter Distribution

Extragalactic Legacy And Deep Fields

Galaxy Clusters

Galaxy Groups

Gamma-Ray Bursts

Gravitational Lensing

Intracluster Medium

Large-Scale Structure Of The Universe

Protogalaxies

Protostars

Reionization

Stellar Distance

Supernovae

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