Words of Advice:

"If Something Seems To Be Too Good To Be True, It's Best To Shoot It, Just In Case." -- Fiona Glenanne

"Foreign Relations Boil Down to Two Things: Talking With People or Killing Them." -- Unknown

"Mobs Do Not Rush Across Town to Do Good Deeds." -- James Lee Burke

"Colt .45s; putting bad guys underground since 1873." -- Unknown

"Stay Strapped or Get Clapped." -- probably not Mr. Rogers

"Let’s eat all of these people!” — Venom

"Eck!" -- George the Cat

Monday, February 14, 2022

JWST First Light (sort of)

That's one star, as seen by 18 unaligned mirror segments. Now, they will move one segment, a little, and see which dot moves. Once they know which segment produced which dot, they can begin aligning them.

Which will take some time to do.


J4rh34d said...

They probably have pattern matching software to speed the process.
I hope they don't find themselves exceeding the range of adjustments.

Comrade Misfit said...

They probably won’t. This thing seems to be exceedingly well designed and engineered.