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.

Note that this article is the legal list that other articles should reference.

Solar System:

Biomarkers

Kuiper-Belt Objects

Space Weather

Chemical Composition

Minor Planets

Terrestrial Planets

Comets

Planetary Atmospheres

Transits

Giant Planets

Planetary Satellites


Planets And Planet Formation:

Biomarkers

Exoplanet Host Stars

Planetary Satellites

Chemical Composition

Extrasolar Planets

Space Weather

Coronagraphy

Giant Planets

Terrestrial Planets

Disks

Planetary Atmospheres

Transits

Stellar Physics:

Accretion Disks And Jets

Evolution

Molecular Clouds

Astrometry

Evolved Stars

Neutron Stars And Pulsars

Atmospheres

Gamma-Ray Bursts

Planetary Nebulae

Binaries

HII Regions

Pre-Main Sequence Stars

Brown Dwarfs

Hot Stars

Radiative Transfer

Chemical Abundances

Interstellar Medium

Supernovae

Circumstellar Matter

Low-Mass Stars

Transients

Cool Stars

Main-Sequence Stars

Variable Stars

Dust

Massive Stars


Stellar Populations:

Astrometry

Evolution

Local Group Galaxies

Bulges, Spheroids, And Ellipticals

Galactic Center

Magellanic Clouds

Chemical Abundances

Globular Clusters

Microlensing

Color-Magnitude Diagrams

HII Regions

Planetary Nebulae

Cool Stars

Halos

Star Clusters

Distance Ladder

Hot Stars

Star-Formation Histories

Dust

Interstellar Medium


Dwarf Galaxies

Irregular Galaxies


Galaxies and the IGM:

Bulges, Spheroids, and Ellipticals

Galaxy Environments

Quenched Galaxies

Chemical Abundances

Gunn-Peterson Effect

Scaling Relations

Circumgalactic Medium

Spectral Energy Distributions

Simulations And Models

Cooling Flows

Interacting/Merging Galaxies

Star Clusters

Damped Lyman-Alpha Absorption

IR-Luminous Galaxies

Starburst Galaxies

Dark Matter Halos

Irregular Galaxies

Star-Formation Histories

Disks

Lyman-Alpha Forrest

Stellar Halos

Dust

Local Group Galaxies

Stellar Populations

Dwarf Galaxies

Magellanic Clouds

Structure And Morphology

Emission-Line Galaxies

Metal Absorption Systems


Galaxy Formation and Evolution

Photometric Redshifts


Massive Black Holes And Their Host Galaxies:

Accretion Disks

Jets

Reverberation

AGN Host Galaxies

Liners

Supermassive Black Holes

BAL Quasars

Low-Luminosity AGN/Seyferts

Winds And Outflows

Emission Lines

M-Sigma Relation

X-Ray AGN

Feedback

Quenched Galaxies


High-Luminosity AGN/Quasars

Radio AGN


Cosmology:

Chemical Abundances

First Light Stars And Galaxies

Large-Scale Structure

Clusters Of Galaxies

Gamma-Ray Bursts

Reionization

Cosmological Parameters And Distance Scale

Gravitational Lensing

Simulations And Models

Cooling Flows

Groups Of Galaxies

Supernovae

Extragalactic Legacy And Deep Fields

Intracluster Medium


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