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Wide Field Camera 3

The Horsehead Nebula in Infrared


The Wide Field Camera 3 (WFC3) is a fourth-generation UVIS/IR imager aboard the Hubble Space Telescope (HST). WFC3 was installed in May 2009 during HST servicing mission 4, and replaces the Wide Field Planetary Camera 2 (WFPC2).

WFC3 Status

Jan 16 2019: Hubble's Wide Field Camera 3 to Resume Operations

WFC3 STAN Archive
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Late Breaking News from the Last 45 Days

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On June 15, 2017, 18 bias files, 4 post-flash files, and 1 image photometry table for WFC3/UVIS were delivered to the Calibration Reference Data System (CRDS) and went live in the 2017.2 release of the MAST processing pipeline for WFC3. These files will be used for processing all WFC3/UVIS data. Please check the [WFC3 reference file pages] and the [WFC3 Photometry website] for more information.

News Archive

Documents added in the last 45 days

ISR 2019-05: Improved Drizzled Data Products for the WFC3/IR Detector
J. Mack & V. Bajaj 08 May 2019

ISR 2019-04: Time-dependent WFC3/IR Superdarks
B. Sunnquist, M. Mckay & S. Baggett 08 May 2019

ISR 2019-03: Time-dependent WFC3/IR Bad Pixel Tables
B. Sunnquist, G. Brammer & S. Baggett 08 May 2019

ISR 2019-02: A characterization of persistence at short times in the WFC3/IR detector. II
M. Gennaro, S. Baggett, V. Bajaj 26 Apr 2019

Document Archive

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