Monday, August 31, 2020 - 11:00am
You never know which aurora images from the Pole will be the last of the season. But if it’s this week’s images, then this year’s aurora season is clearly going out with a bang.
Monday, August 17, 2020 - 12:45pm
The sky was the center of attention at the Pole last week—and for a number of reasons. Sure, there were auroras, stunning as always. But there was also a moon bright enough to be confused with a sunset.
Monday, August 10, 2020 - 1:00pm
Last week was the first time this year that temperatures dipped to -100 °F, what one winterover deemed “properly cold.” The moon was out, though, so they didn’t let the extreme cold stop them from enjoying the clear skies for outdoor photography.
Tuesday, July 14, 2020 - 11:30am
Word-of-the-day: yukimarimo. New for some, while others may already be familiar with this uncommon word, which refers to tiny, lightweight snowball-tumbleweeds of the Antarctic.
Thursday, July 2, 2020 - 11:30am
It was a green sky last week as the biggest aurora storm of the season swept over the South Pole. No long camera exposure needed for this fantastic aurora scene.
Friday, June 26, 2020 - 10:00am
Everything that has a beginning and an end has a middle, too—and that goes for winter. Last week at the South Pole they celebrated midwinter, the marking of the winter solstice.