WFCAM

(redirected from Wide Field Camera)
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WFCAMWide Field Camera
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Like Diwata-1, it also has a wide field camera, a middle field camera, high precision telescope and space-borne multispectral imager (SMI) that have notable improvements in performance.
The interaction was imaged on 17 December 2010, with Hubble's Wide Field Camera 3 (WFC3).
The image, which shows starlight eroding pillars of gas and dust, highlights the newly installed Wide Field Camera 3's capabilities, Livio says.
The Hubble Space Telescope was also speedily recruited, using the Wide Field Camera 3.
To take these pictures, the telescope used a new tool called the Wide Field Camera 3, or WFC3.
Along with new gyros and batteries, astronauts installed the Wide Field Camera 3 during the 13-day mission, giving the telescope a 35X improvement in "discovery efficiency" in near ultraviolet and blue light, according to NASA.
Among the new equipment is the Cosmic Origins Spectrograph and the Wide Field Camera 3, both of which will contribute to the next generation of stunning images from on high.
On Thursday, the telescope's Wide Field Camera was replaced, giving the telescope an even deeper view into space-and thus into the history of the Universe.
On the Hubble's official Twitter page, NASA shared an incredibly detailed (https://twitter.com/NASAHubble/status/1129024127929638912) image of NGC 4485, a galaxy located 25 million light-years away in the northern constellation Canes Venatici (the Hunting Dogs), taken by the Hubble's Wide Field Camera 3 (WFC3).
This new image, captured by Hubble's Wide Field Camera 3 (WFC3), provides further insight into the complexities of galaxy evolution.
Like Diwata-1, it also carries a wide field camera, a middle field camera, a high precision telescope and a space-borne multispectral imager, with liquid crystal tunable fulter.
The difference is the addition of an enhanced resolution camera (ERC) and a wider field-of-view or coverage of her other cameras, the multispectral imaging camera, the high-precision telescope, wide field camera and middle field camera.