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What does MOS stand for?

MOS stands for Multi-Object Spectrometer


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The stars in question initially were targeted with Hubble's Near Infrared Camera and Multi-Object Spectrometer (NICMOS) based on unusual heat signatures obtained from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope and the Infrared Astronomical Satellite that flew in 1983.
As a demonstration of this technique an exoplanet that was previously hidden in the glare of the light of the host star spilling past the coronagraph, was recently revealed in an 1998 Near Infrared Camera and Multi-Object Spectrometer (NICMOS) image.
The camera, recently installed on the Hubble Space Telescope, is called the Near-Infrared Camera and Multi-Object Spectrometer.
Scientists hope to be able to work around the problem with the Near-Infrared Camera and Multi-Object Spectrometer, or Nicmos, and still collect all or at least most of the desired data on black holes and far-off stars and galaxies, Weiler said.