McMurdo Station All-Sky Imager (ASI)

Data available:  2012
Location: Arrival Heights, McMurdo Station (USA), Antarctica (77.82º S, 166.65º E, 250 m)

Description: CCD camera, all-sky telecentric lens, sequential measurements of the NIR OH (715-930nm), O2(865.5nm), OI (557.7nm), and Na (589.2nm) emissions, and background sky at 572.5nm, cooled at -50ºC

Acknowledgment: Our Antarctic research has been sponsored by the National Science Foundation under grants: OPP-9816465 (1999-2003), OPP-0338364 (2004-2008) for measurements at Halley and later Rothera stations, and most recently OPP-0542164 (2006-2011) for our South Pole studies.


Arrival Heights, McMurdo

All-sky Imager

all-sky imager

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