A Briefly Famous Star (and calibrating the JWST) – Sixty Symbols

From Sixty Symbols.

An unassuming star is thrust into the spotlight during calibration of the James Webb Space Telescope.
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Featuring Professor Mike Merrifield.
Mike’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/AstroMikeMerri

The JWST website: https://www.jwst.nasa.gov

The star is 2MASS J17554042+6551277

Deep Sky Videos: https://www.youtube.com/user/deepskyvideos

Fingers crossed for the JWST: https://youtu.be/OVjbelWgGkw
Lagrange Points: https://youtu.be/mxpVbU5FH0s

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