• A 5-Day Timelapse Documents 24 Hours of Sunlight at the South Pole

    12 days ago - By Colossal

    
    What does a full day of sun look like at the earth's southernmost point? Robert Schwarz , who was stationed in the antarctic for 15 years as part of the experimental Keck project , filmed an illuminating timelapse while at the snowy location that shows the bright star floating above the horizon for an entire five-day period. Shot in March 2017, the footage captures the bright sky just before the first sunset in months, when the pole experiences a dark period from April to August.
    Schwarz documents a variety of natural phenomena, including the dancing lights of the aurora australis, moon...
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