The crew will also replace the telescope's Wide-Field/Planetary Camera with a newer, more sensitive version that has a built-in corrective mirror.
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WF/PC stands for Wide-Field/Planetary Camera
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They will also attempt to replace the fourth instrument, the still-functioning Wide-Field/Planetary Camera, with a new model that has corrective optics built into it.
Ford and his colleagues weren't looking for the elusive structure when they used Hubble's wide-field/planetary camera to study M51's nucleus last December.
Westphal, chief scientist of the wide-field/planetary camera that captured Hubble's first light, says the adjustments should approximately double the sharpness of its pictures.