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Calculating the position of the James Webb Space Telescope using Python or TI-Basic

Students calculate the position of James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) using an iterative Python program in Langrange2.tns and TI-Basic in Lagrange3.tns.

Publisher: T³ Europe

Editor: Ian Galloway

Author: Veit Berger

Topic:  Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science

Tags: Python, Algebra, Solving equations, Gravitation, Lagrange

The James Webb Space Telescope and Lagrange Points

This resource is all about the Lagrange points and why they are important for the James Webb Telescope. Calculating the positions of these points is difficult but achievable with TI-Nspire.

Publisher: T³ Europe

Editor: Ian Galloway

Author: Ian Galloway

Topic:  Mathematics, Physics, STEM

Tags: Graphs, Lagrange, Physics, Planet