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What does WFCAM stand for?

WFCAM stands for Wide Field Camera

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During that time, it has benefited from a slew of upgrades from space shuttle missions, including the 2009 addition of a new imaging workhorse, the high-resolution Wide Field Camera 3 that took the new portrait of the Horsehead.
The pictures were formed by images from Hubble's Advanced Camera for Surveys and its near-infrared Wide Field Camera 3, which were combined to form the XDF.
The image, which shows starlight eroding pillars of gas and dust, highlights the newly installed Wide Field Camera 3's capabilities, Livio says.
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.