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simulation of the LMC astrometric field with the F770W filter
MARCH 19, 2019

Use MIRISim to Create Simulated JWST MIRI Data

Scientists who are interested in mid-infrared observations with JWST can now use MIRISim to generate their own simulated observations.

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Image of MIRI field of view, showing its four coronagraphs.
SEPTEMBER 17, 2018

Seeing Through the Glare with JWST Coronagraphy

The coronagraphic capabilities provided by the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) will reveal faint structures otherwise hidden by the glare of a bright point source.

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Image showing MIRI simultaneous imaging feature.
NOVEMBER 29, 2017

Two for the Price of One: MIRI Simultaneous Imaging

The MIRI imager and Medium-Resolution Spectrometer (MRS) can be operated simultaneously, resulting in more accurate construction of the MRS data cube and bonus observations of a nearby field.

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MIRI team member Ori Fox stands outside NASA Goddard's thermal vacuum chamber during the testing campaign of ISIM.
APRIL 5, 2016

MIRI Successfully Completes Cryo-Vacuum Testing

This past winter, the JWST Integrated Systems Instrument Module (ISIM) underwent its third and final round of testing in a "Space Environment Simulator'' at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, MD.

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The NASA James Webb Space Telescope, developed in partnership with ESA and CSA, is operated by AURA’s Space Telescope Science Institute.