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Planning observations of protostars and planets with the James Webb Space Telescope

Ames Research Center (ARC) - Internship
The student will work with the mentor in planning observations of protostars and exoplanets with the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST). This can include developing observing or data analysis tools as well as planning the details of observations.
Internship Facts
Session(s): Fall 2017
Available slots: 1
Academic Level(s): College - Junior
College - Senior
Pursuing Masters
Pursuing Doctorate
Pursuing Post Doctorate
Academic Discipline(s): Engineering - Instrumentation Eng.
Engineering - Optical Eng.
Science - Astronomy
Science - Physical Science
Technology - General
NASA Center/Facility Name: Ames Research Center (ARC)
Building Number/Name & Room Number N234 / 234
Work Environment Office Setting
Expected outcome: The expected outcomes will span improved observation planning tools, data reduction tools, reports on scientific opportunities and feasibility, and perhaps refereed publications.
Student's special skills: Students should have some familiarity with physical science data visualization or analysis, python or other data analysis tools, and basic computer programming. Familiarity with the Apple Macintosh computing environment and astronomical data would be beneficial.
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