A beautiful day...
…for photographing the South Pole. . :-) This was taken at 11:35 pm. It's late Spring here which means we get 24 hr of daylight.
Approx. Temperature: -40 °C / -40 °F
Windchill: -51 °C / -61 °F
Self-portait | iPhone 4 | South Pole Telescope, Antarctica, 17 Nov 2011
© 2011 José Francisco Salgado, PhD
The South Pole Telescope (SPT) is a 10-m (394 in) diameter telescope located at the Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station, Antarctica. It is a microwave/millimetre-wave telescope that observes in a frequency range between 70 and 300 GHz. The primary science goal for SPT is to conduct a survey to find several thousand clusters of galaxies, which should allow interesting constraints on the Dark Energy equation of state.