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Understanding Exposure Times6-Oct-21Updated text and use of Bold Italics for consistency with other JDox articles; added warning box for NFRAMES limit.
APT Targets24-Sep-21Added warning note about targets near celestial poles.
APT Mosaic Tile Splitting Activity7-Sep-21Minor updates to article for clarity.
APT Visit Planner Constraints7-Sep-21Minor wording updates for improved clarity.
JWST Other Tools30-Aug-21Added NIRISS Ghost Tool.
APT Targets27-Aug-21Added warning note about targets near celestial poles.Minor text updates and clarifications; plus added links to "Specifying Background Targets" article.
JWST Data Calibration Reference Files19-Aug-21
CALWEBB_IMAGE219-Aug-21
CALWEBB_DETECTOR119-Aug-21
JWST Science Calibration Pipeline Overview19-Aug-21
CALWEBB_TSO319-Aug-21
Stages of JWST Data Processing19-Aug-21
CALWEBB_IMAGE319-Aug-21
JWST Pointing Performance5-Aug-21Added explanatory text for multiple axes.
JWST Moving Target Visibility Tool Help19-Jul-21Updated for version 0.2.0.
JWST General Target Visibility Tool Help19-Jul-21Updated for version 0.2.0.
NIRSpec MPT - Planner29-Jun-21Link to computational performance article.
JWST ETC Backgrounds22-Jun-21Updated to provide more guidance for dated backgrounds.
MIRI Detector Readout FASTR122-Jun-21Change FAST by FASTR1; figure updated.
NIRSpec MPT - Planner18-Jun-21Link to computational performance article.Corrected text about tracking Fillers, and about the default size of the search grid.
MIRI Coronagraphic Imaging17-Jun-21Changed FAST by FASTR1
MIRI Imaging17-Jun-21Change FAST and SLOW by FASTR1 and SLOWR1
MIRI Detector Subarrays17-Jun-21Changed FAST and SLOW by FASTR1 and SLOWR1
NIRSpec MPT - Plans16-Jun-21 Clarified a number of sections and re-organized material for readability.
JWST ETC to APT Interface Support Information15-Jun-21Updated for ETC 1.6.1
MPT Catalogs - Examples15-Jun-21Added an example for MOS program updates
JWST Multi-Object Spectroscopy Roadmap14-Jun-21 Added a few links.
MIRI Detector Readout Overview14-Jun-21Implemented change from FAST/SLOW readout patterns to FASTR1/SLOWR1
NIRSpec MPT - Catalogs14-Jun-21Added a section to describe the addition of columns marking candidate reference stars for MOS program updates.
MIRI Target Acquisition11-Jun-21Added FAST as readout pattern for TA
JWST Solid State Recorder2-Jun-21Changed SSR capacity from 58.8 to 65 GB to match value inJWST Data Volume and Data Excess
JWST Spacecraft Bus2-Jun-21Changed SSR capacity from 58.8 to 65 GB to match value inJWST Data Volume and Data Excess
JWST Data Volume and Data Excess27-May-21Major updates on data volume and data excess
NIRSpec Multi-Object Spectroscopy APT Template30-Apr-21Clarified some template parameters
JWST Post-Pipeline Data Analysis26-Apr-21Added section on Jdaviz, updated notebooks for Build D release, added section on JWebbinars
JWST Other Tools21-Apr-21Added NIRISS Ghost Tool.Removed link to stand alone awesimsoss tool, now integrated into Mirage.
JWST ETC Scenes and Sources Page Overview19-Apr-21Clarifications made to the text
NIRSpec MPT - Planner19-Apr-21Link to computational performance article.Corrected text about tracking Fillers, and about the default size of the search grid.Minor changes to clarify how to apply different centering constraints to different sources.
JWST ETC Defining an Extended Source19-Apr-21Clarifications added to text.
Installing Pandeia19-Apr-21installation instructions now direct to the Pandeia Engine News page
JWST ETC Source Spectral Energy Distributions19-Apr-21Updated for ETC v.1.6.
JWST ETC Creating a New Calculation19-Apr-21Updated for ETC v1.6
JWST ETC NIRSpec Target Acquisition19-Apr-21Updated for ETC v1.6
Pandeia Order of Operations19-Apr-21Reviewed for ETC v1.6
JWST ETC Instrument Throughputs19-Apr-21Updated for ETC v1.6
JWST Cycle 1 Grant Funding and Budget Submissions19-Apr-21
JWST ETC to APT Interface Support Information19-Apr-21Updated for ETC 1.6.1Updated for ETC 1.6
Pandeia Reference Data19-Apr-21Updated for ETC v1.6
JWST ETC Defining a New Source19-Apr-21Clarifications made to the text.
JWST ETC Wavelength of Interest19-Apr-21Updated for ETC v1.6
JWST ETC Batch Expansions19-Apr-21Updated for ETC v1.6
JWST ETC IFU Nod in Scene and IFU Nod off Scene Strategy19-Apr-21Updated for ETC v1.6
JWST ETC SOSS Spectral Extraction Strategy19-Apr-21Updated for ETC v1.6 to include support for F277W filter
JWST ETC Point Spread Functions19-Apr-21Updated for ETC 1.6
JWST ETC User Supplied Spectra19-Apr-21Clarifications added to the text
JWST ETC MSA Full Shutter Extraction Strategy19-Apr-21Updated Aperture Spectral Extraction link, Figure 1 image, added slit offsets for MOS centering constraints and link to NRS background strategies.
JWST ETC Aperture Spectral Extraction Strategy19-Apr-21Updated for ETC v1.6.
JWST ETC MIRI Target Acquisition19-Apr-21Updated for ETC v1.6
Pandeia Guides and Examples16-Apr-21Reviewed for ETC 1.6
Pandeia Batch Mode16-Apr-21Updated figures for ETC 1.6
Pandeia Configuration Dictionaries16-Apr-21Updated examples and list for ETC 1.6
Pandeia Reports16-Apr-21Updated for ETC 1.6
Pandeia Backgrounds16-Apr-21Reviewed for ETC 1.618 Jan 2020Updated for ETC 1.5.1.
JWST Post-Pipeline Data Analysis13-Apr-21Added section on Jdaviz, updated notebooks for Build D release, added section on JWebbinarsAdded links toJDAT Jdaviz tools.
NIRSpec MOS Recommended Strategies12-Apr-21 Clarified text in Crowded fields section regarding reference star isolation, and stipulated advice about fake catalog density.
Hubble Space Telescope Finder Images and Catalogs8-Apr-21 Updated a link to starfind. Added links to other articles, and clarified the text about making your own catalog.
JWST Multi-Object Spectroscopy Roadmap8-Apr-21 Added a few links.Added roadmap for MOS updates. Removed text regarding MOS mosaics, which has been removed from the template. Replaced instructions for the Manual Config Editor (in MPT) with text for the MSA Configuration Editor (at the observation level). Corrected the descriptions of the manual MOS observations and the process they will follow depending on whether MSATA is indicated.
Custom MOS Observations using the MSA Configuration Editor2-Apr-21Added figure for master background shutters and changed figure of shutters in Aladin.
NIRSpec MSA Planning Tool, MPT1-Apr-21Added figure 3.
NIRSpec MPT - Planner1-Apr-21Link to computational performance article.Corrected text about tracking Fillers, and about the default size of the search grid.Minor changes to clarify how to apply different centering constraints to different sources.Minor changes to clarify planned and assigned APA. Updated Fig 2 to include dispersion arrow.
NIRSpec MOS Operations1-Apr-21Edited a few links.
NIRSpec MOS and MSATA Observing Process1-Apr-21Added multi-excerpt Figure 1 and re-organized for clarity.
NIRSpec MPT - Catalogs10-Mar-21Added a section to describe the addition of columns marking candidate reference stars for MOS program updates.Described how the catalog reference position is computed and how it's used
Video Tutorials26-Feb-21Added section of General Interest Videos at top of Table.
MIRI Detector Readout SLOWR122-Feb-21Updated to replace SLOWR with SLOWR1 readout  pattern. Figure updated.
CALWEBB_IMAGE216-Feb-21
CALWEBB_DETECTOR116-Feb-21
CALWEBB_TSO316-Feb-21
Stages of JWST Data Processing16-Feb-21
CALWEBB_AMI316-Feb-21
CALWEBB_CORON316-Feb-21
CALWEBB_IMAGE316-Feb-21
NIRSpec MOS Operations - Confirmation Images11-Feb-21Added note that these images not allowed with parallels. Also listed the allowed readout patterns.
NIRSpec MPT - Planner8-Feb-21Link to computational performance article.Corrected text about tracking Fillers, and about the default size of the search grid.Minor changes to clarify how to apply different centering constraints to different sources.Minor changes to clarify planned and assigned APA. Updated Fig 2 to include dispersion arrow.added a link and changed the MSA bar width for margin "entire open shutter" constraint.
NIRSpec MOS Recommended Strategies7-Feb-21 Clarified text in Crowded fields section regarding reference star isolation, and stipulated advice about fake catalog density. Added figures and links, clarified the slit stepping section and a number of other sub-sections. Shortened titles of sections and sub-sections for a cleaner TOC.
NIRSpec MPT - Catalogs6-Feb-21Added a section to describe the addition of columns marking candidate reference stars for MOS program updates.Described how the catalog reference position is computed and how it's usedClarified use of fake catalog for those waiting for pre-imaging.
NIRISS Target Acquisition4-Feb-21Added details about how to estimate M band magnitude for TA SNR calculations.
NIRISS GR150 Grisms1-Feb-21Included resolution element for GR150 grism in Table 1




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