November 10, 2011
The 10-meter South Pole Telescope with the faintest remaining glow of the sun that had set several weeks earlier. The telescope is located at Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station, Antarctica. Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station is one of three U.S. research stations on the Antarctic continent. All of the stations are operated by the National Science Foundation's U.S. Antarctic Program (USAP). Further information about USAP is available Here.
Topics: Environment, United States Antarctic Program, Extreme points of Earth, Poles, The Antarctic Sun, Alcorta Rocks, South Pole, Geography of Antarctica, Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station, Antarctica, Technology Internet