The spectacular Aurora Australis over Antarctica.

I recently visited the U.S. Antarctic Program Photo Library website and came across these spectacular images of the Aurora Australis as seen from Antarctica. I recommend this website to anyone who wants to see some truly beautiful images of Antarctica: the landscapes, the wildlife and the life of those that work there. Many thanks to all those who share these images with us.

The following images were taken by Keith Vanderlinde of the National Science Foundation.
AURORA6

Date Taken: June 24, 2008.

AURORA8

Date Taken: June 1, 2008

AURORAAUSTRALIS

Date Taken: May 1, 2008

REDALIEN
A US Antarctic Program participant poses under the aurore australis at the South Pole. Date Taken: July 16, 2008

For more here is the link: http://photolibrary.usap.gov/

and for information on the atmospheric phenomenon, the Aurora: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aurora_(astronomy)

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~ by abstraktbiblos on Monday, 25 May, 2009.

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