Study of Planetary Systems and Solar System Objects with JWST


George Sonneborn


J. Lunine, R. Doyon, M. McCoughrean, M. Rieke

Panel Selection:

Giant Planets: Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, and exoplanets, including rings and magnetic fields, but not their satellites.Satellites: Galilean satellites, Titan, and the other satellites of the giant planets.Primitive Bodies: Asteroids, comets, Phobos, Deimos, Pluto/Charon and other Kuiper belt objects, meteorites, and interplanetary dust.


NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

Determination of the physical and chemical properties of planetary systems is a key scientific goal of the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST). This white paper summarizes the mission’s capabilities in our solar system and extrasolar planetary systems.


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