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What does NIRC stand for?

NIRC stands for Near Infrared Camera (Keck Observatory)


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Other programs have included the Infrared Astronomical Satellite (IRAS), the Cosmic Background Explorer (COBE), the Spitzer Space Telescope, and the Near Infrared Camera and Multi-Object Spectrometer (NICMOS) for the Hubble Space Telescope.
Glitches since 2007 have put a few of the telescope's instruments out of operation, including the Advanced Camera for Surveys and the Near Infrared Camera and Multi-Object Spectrometer.
The scientist, David Lafreniere of the University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada, detected the planet that was hidden in Hubble images taken with the telescope's Near Infrared Camera and Multi-Object Spectrometer (NICMOS) in 1998.
Early indications were positive: Key instruments including the Advanced Camera for Surveys, the Wide Field Planetary Camera 2 and the Near Infrared Camera and Multi- Object Spectrometer were successfully turned on and able to communicate through the backup for a brief moment before engineers returned them to their quiescent state.