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Large UV/Optical/Infrared Surveyor (LUVOIR)

On-Line Simulation Tools

This page links to performance simulation and visualization tools for the LUVOIR mission, a future ultraviolet / optical / near-infrared observatory concept.

These widgets are experimental. If they are not working, email Jason Tumlinson (STScI). For the Planetary Spectrum Generator, email Geronimo Villanueva (GSFC).

HDI Photometric ETC

Basic exposure time calculator for optical photometry in multi-band images.

Coronagraphic Spectra of Exoplanets

Simulate optical/near-IR reflection spectra of various exoplanets with realistic noise.

LUMOS Spectroscopic ETC

Simple exposure time calculator for UV spectroscopy.

Multiplanet Yield Tool

Tool for visualizing yields of observed exoplanets (of various types) as function of basic mission parameters.

UV MOS Visualizer

See the impact of UV multi-object spectroscopy on the study of stellar clusters and their feedback.

Planetary Spectrum Generator

Advanced tool for simulating spectra of Solar System bodies (with LUVOIR and other telescopes).

High-Resolution Imaging

Examples of astronomical objects viewed with different sized telescopes.