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Pictures taken on 04/20/17

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The telescope is so big!
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I finally got my JWST selfie!!
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Hello!
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It's cool seeing the back of the mirrors
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One can never have enough photos with JWST
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Hey, get back to work!
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Moving heavy objects
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You can see the secondary mirror at the top
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It's actually pretty tough to fit the whole thing in the camera frame
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I call this "the nub" but that's probably a way more NASA term for it
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NASA does cool things
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JWST detail in focus, and me in the reflection
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It's sometimes tough to convey scale in these photos. By using a telephoto lens and backing way up, photographic compression makes it easier to see
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This is a HUGE telescope
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This is a very popular room
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Shiny details
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JWST was slowly rotating and I was thrilled when it stopped in this position. Perfect for a nicely framed photo!
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Side wing
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Due to my distance from the telescope and the curvature of the mirror, this makes the segments look smaller than they are
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Slowly tilting it back down
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So much cool looking hardware
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A peek at the secondary mirror
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Still slowly tilting down
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I just liked how this reflection looked
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