Walkabout the Galaxy
JWST; James Webb Space Telescope
Astrophysics and Astronomy | Physics
We survey the initial five data releases from the JWST, from squiggly lines showing the composition of a distant planet’s atmosphere, to turbulent star forming regions, and the depths of space and time in a stunning look back toward the big bang. Join us for a geek-out session over this amazing sneak preview of what is to come in the years ahead from this reminder that humans can do cool things too.
Hohmann Transfer Orbits
For the perfect combination of energy efficiency and schedule, take a Hohmann transfer orbit for your next walkabout the solar system. This semi-elliptical path between the planets can be tuned for your favorite destination no matter where you start. With a neat-free trajectory halfway around the Sun, the Hohmann transfer orbit blends simplicity with your need to get where you're going quickly. Use our free orbit calculator to determine the optimum time for your launch and delta-v you'll need. Sets your sites on the Olympus mods or the moons of Saturn. Let the Solar System be your playground with the Hohmann transfer orbit, movement that inspires (Kia).
© Joshua Colwell, All Rights Reserved
Length of Episode
Colwell, Joshua; Dove, Adrienne; and Cooney, James, "JWST and the Circle of Life of Stars" (2022). Walkabout the Galaxy Podcast. 212.