Dates: Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020 (Part 1: Introduction to JWST) & Monday, Feb. 24, 2020 (Part 2: Hands-on Introduction to the Proposal Tools) Location: NRAO Auditorium Times: 10am - 4pm Registration: Please register by Wednesday, Feb. 12 using this form
NOTICE - Please bring a laptop to both sessions with the necessary proposal tools already downloaded (see Proposal Tools).Students are also encouraged to attend our student-focused workshop on Tuesday, Feb. 11 from 3:30-4:45pm in the Astronomy conference room during ASTR 8500.
Program Day 1 (Feb. 18) 10:00-11:15am Introduction to the JWST Mission 11:15-11:30am Morning Break 11:30-12:30pm Overview of JWST Instruments & Observing Modes 12:30-1:30pm Lunch Break 1:30-2:15pm Guide to JWST Observing Strategies 2:15-3:00pm Description of the JWST Proposal Preparation Tools 3:00-3:10pm Afternoon Break 3:10-3:30pm Early Release Science & Guaranteed Time Observing Programs 3:30-4:00pm JWST Policy
Program Day 2 (Feb. 24) 10:00-12:00pm Walkthrough ETC & APT Example 1 (Morning Break Midway) 12:00-1:00pm Lunch Break 1:00-2:00pm STScI Help Desk 2:00-4:00pm Walkthrough ETC & APT Example 2 (Afternoon Break Midway)
JWST User Documentation (JDox) - see "Cycle 1 Call for Proposals" pages on the left-hand side menu of JDox - see "Getting Started Guide" on the left-hand side menu of JDox JWST Pocket Guide JWST Science Planning Resources JWST News
Everyone will need to do the following: Set up your own MyST Account Access the online Exposure Time Calculator (ETC) (Cycle 1 final version 1/27/2020) Download the Astronomer's Proposal Tool (APT) (Cycle 1 final version 3/5/2020) Install conda/astroconda Install the General Target Visibility Tool (GTVT) Install the Background Tool (JBT)
Masterclass Materials - More details and examples High Constranst Imaging, IFUs, Mosaics, Moving Targets, Multi-object Spectroscopy, Parallels, Time Series, Wide Field Slitless Spectroscopy & General Info
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