JWST What's New


Last updated 21-Jun-2017


Major changes with APT 25.1.1/25.2 (PPS Build 14.1)

Documentation for the JWST templates can be found on: JDox

Direct Feedback and Questions to: JWST Helpdesk. Log in with your MyST credentials. Click on "Get Help" and choose the card of the relevant help desk.

Training videos for JWST APT

This is series of short training movies and/or screen shot documents to demonstrate APT tools.

Documentation for the JWST APT (Updated for APT 25.1.1)

Title Text Movie
Getting Started Yes 10.5 min
Target Ingest Yes -
Running the Visit Planner Yes 7 min
Running Smart Accounting Yes -
Adding Special Requirements to Observations Yes 2.5 min
Assigning Position Angles Yes -
Creating Mosaics Yes 4.5 min
Resolving Scheduling Problems with JWST Mosaics Yes -

APT Training Materials written for HST (of use for JWST until they can be redone)

Title Text Movie
General Overview of APT GUI Yes 6 mins.
Using the Find feature - 3.5 mins.
Reviewing Diagnostics Yes 4.5 mins
The Differencing Tool - 5.5 mins
How to use the MAST Portal from APT - 7 mins.
How to export Exposure Maps Yes -
How to retrieve minor body orbital elements from Horizons - 2 mins.

Aladin Interface Training Materials written for HST (of use for JWST until they can be redone)

Aladin is the tool for visualizing observations in APT.

Title Text Movie
Using HLA with Aladin Yes 3.5 mins.
Using Aladin with APT in Phase II Yes 6.5 mins.
Using the Aladin Multiview Function - 1.5 mins.