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Simulation of the MIRI Lyot coronagraph
NOVEMBER 12, 2020

Create Dedicated Background Observations for MIRI Coronagraphy

The latest version of APT now makes it possible to create background observations for MIRI coronagraphy.

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OCTOBER 19, 2020

The Exoplanet Characterization ToolKit (ExoCTK) Releases Version 1.1 with Improved Capabilities

Learn about the improved capabilities of ExoCTK, designed to help observers planning JWST transiting exoplanetary observations.

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Gemini infrared image of Jupiter
OCTOBER 7, 2020

JWST Observer Events at the 52nd Meeting of the Division for Planetary Sciences

The 52nd DPS meeting, held virtually, will include a variety of events designed to update and prepare the solar system observer community for JWST science.

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STScI Releases New Policy for Proposal Deadline Extensions

Following community input, and a recommendation from the JWST Users’ Committee, STScI announces a new policy for requesting an extension of the Cycle 1 proposal deadline in case of unforeseen events.

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Performance Enhancements and Bug Fixes Available in ETC 1.5.2

ETC version 1.5.2 features APT consistency improvements, usability upgrades, and bug fixes.

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AUGUST 21, 2020

The JSTUC Responds To Community Concerns about the Cycle 1 Proposal Schedule

JSTUC makes recommendations in response to community concerns.

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Line drawing of JWST on a space background
AUGUST 19, 2020

How To Get Started on JWST Cycle 1 Proposals

Use these resources to help you prepare your JWST Cycle 1 proposal.

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JULY 23, 2020

New Deadline for JWST Cycle 1 General Observer Proposals

The review schedule for Cycle 1 proposals has been finalized following the announcement of the new launch date for the James Webb Space Telescope.

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Line drawing of JWST on a space background
JULY 21, 2020

Exo-Webb Summer Talk Series by the JWST ERS Exoplanet Transit Team

The Exo-Webb Summer Talk Series, hosted by the Webb Transiting Exoplanet Community Early Release Science (ERS) team, is open to all.

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Synergy between Spitzer and SOFIA
JULY 13, 2020

Dedicated SOFIA Time Made Available To Support JWST Early Release Science

SOFIA will reserve up to 20 hours of observing time for programs supporting JWST Early Release Science as part of their Cycle 9 call for proposals.

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JWST science themes
JUNE 1, 2020

JWST Cycle 1 Proposal Schedule Update

The uncertainties resulting from COVID-19 continue to impact the Cycle 1 schedule.

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MAY 21, 2020

Virtual JWST Observer Events at the 236th Meeting of the AAS

STScI will update the community and provide JWST-related resources at the 236th virtual meeting of the American Astronomical Society.

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JWST science themes
APRIL 15, 2020

Update on the JWST Cycle 1 Proposal Timeline

Disruptions due to COVID-19 result in further delay to the schedule for JWST Cycle 1 GO/AR proposals.

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JWST science themes
MARCH 19, 2020

The JWST Cycle 1 Deadline Has Been Delayed

The Cycle 1 GO proposal deadline is delayed due to the disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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JWST's science themes
MARCH 18, 2020

Final JWST Duplication Checks Can Be Made After April 6

Minor revisions of GTO and ERS programs are expected.

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