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What does NICMOS stand for?

NICMOS stands for Near Infrared Camera and Multi-Object Spectrometer

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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.
JOHN MCKEE, BRUNSWICK, MAINE In the trio of progressively sharper (left to right) images, the leftmost one was taken in 1994 with a 3-meter telescope at the Lick Observatory in California, the middle image was taken in 1996 by the 10-m Keck 1 telescope atop Hawaii's Mauna Kea, and the rightmost picture was taken in 1997 by the Hubble Space Telescope's Near Infrared Camera and Multi-Object Spectrometer.