JWST Study of Planetary Systems and Solar System Objects
Publication date: 15 November 2009
Authors: Sonneborn, G., et al.
Journal: JWST White Paper
Determination of the physical and chemical properties of planetary systems is the main objective of the planetary systems and the origins of life scientific theme of the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST). This white paper summarizes the missions capabilities for direct detection and study of exoplanets and circumstellar material (>0.1" from parent star), planets and other objects in our own Solar System, and corresponding scientific advances expected from JWST in the next decade.Link to publication