South Pole All-Sky Imager (ASI)

Data available: 2010, 2011, 2012
Location: South Pole, Antarctica (90ºS, 2835 m)
Description: Deep depletion CCD camera, filtered at 950 nm (10 nm bandwidth), cooled at -50ºC, 20s exposure, 1 image every 30s

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.

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Amundsen-Scott SP station

ASI camera

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