Sensitivity of Time-Series Observation Modes

An overview of sensitivities of the various time-series observation modes.

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The pages listed below provide sensitivity information for JWST instrument modes that may be used for time-series observations. 

Users should always refer to the JWST Exposure Time Calculator for the most up-to-date sensitivity predictions.

NIRCam Time-Series imaging and spectroscopy

NIRCam Imaging sensitivity

NIRCam Sensitivity

NIRSpec Bright Object Time-Series Spectroscopy (BOTS)

NIRSpec Bright Object Time Series Spectroscopy

NIRISS Single-Object Slitless Spectroscopy (SOSS)

NIRISS Sensitivity

MIRI Low-Resolution Spectroscopy (LRS)

MIRI Sensitivity



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