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Title    JWST Primary Mirror Starting To Come Together
Date    Friday November 20 2015, @10:23AM
Author    martyb
Topic   
from the coming-into-focus dept.
https://soylentnews.org/article.pl?sid=15/11/20/010243

hubie writes:

The primary mirror for the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) will consist of 18 separate mirror segments. The optics for the primary is now finally coming together with the mounting of the first mirror segment . Assembly of the full primary will occur over the next year and the curious can watch it come together minute-by-minute on the JWST Webbcams. Those wanting to see faster progress can break out their Benny Hill music[*] and watch JWST Time-Lapse movies.


[*] The tune is actually Yakety Sax.

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Links

  1. "hubie" - https://soylentnews.org/~hubie/
  2. "James Webb Space Telescope (JWST)" - http://jwst.nasa.gov/index.html
  3. "mounting of the first mirror segment " - http://optics.org/news/6/11/29
  4. "Webbcams" - http://jwst.nasa.gov/webcam.html
  5. "Benny Hill music" - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Benny_Hill
  6. "JWST Time-Lapse movies." - http://jwst.nasa.gov/WebbCamClips/index.html
  7. "Yakety Sax" - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yakety_Sax
  8. "Original Submission" - https://soylentnews.org/submit.pl?op=viewsub&subid=10727

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