Free Search (10912 images)
Celebrating the successes of ESA's sharp-sighted camera, the Faint Object Camera
Rating: 0.00/5 (0 votes cast)
- Title Celebrating the successes of ESA's sharp-sighted camera, the Faint Object Camera
- Released 08/03/2002 4:09 pm
- Copyright ESA/NASA
This collage shows some of the scientific successes of ESA’s Faint Object Camera. The foremost scientific capability of the FOC was its ultra-sharp images. The superb FOC image quality was put to use in providing unique close-up views of nearly every class of astronomical object, some of which are seen here (full image caption is provided at the end of the article).