Picture Gallery for Tue 2011-01-18 22:57:18 UTC


Click to enlargeWe employ some high-tech computer security measures in the lab.
Click to enlargeGrant works on the focal plane.
Click to enlargeThe closet left behind after the dismantling of the AST/RO hut.
Click to enlargeThe closet left behind after the dismantling of the AST/RO hut.
Click to enlargeMAPO and the DASI mount.
Click to enlargeThe groundshield on the top of the DASI mount, inside is Keck.
Click to enlargeLooking towards the Dark Sector Lab (DSL). At left is MAPO. The prominent cone is the Viper ground shield, used successively by Python, Viper, and BICEP. The rest of MAPO was built in 1995.
Click to enlargeAnother shot of the Viper ground shield. Note the platform in front of the door at right. There's a ladder at the end of it which plunges down into the snow. Like all the buildings in the Dark Sector, MAPO was also built on stilts, they're just buried now in the snow (after sixteen years of accumulation).
Click to enlargeThe mound of snow behind the Elevated Station continues to decrease.
Click to enlargeWorking under the Station.
Click to enlargeThe Dark Sector.
Click to enlargeA beer can in the snow.
Click to enlargeDestination Zulu, a side entrance to the Station.

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(15087x2034, 5618.69 kb) The view from Destination Zulu. The bins on the right are trash sorting bins.

Click to enlargeThe view from the window in my Berth. Not much to see.
Click to enlargeTwo skiers on deck. This is sufficiently rare, that they made an announcement about it over the all-call.
Click to enlargeTwo skiers on deck.
Click to enlargeOne of the LC-130s taxis to the runway.
Click to enlargeThe Dark Sector from the second floor deck.
Click to enlargeOne of the LC-130s taxis to the runway.
Click to enlargeOne of the LC-130s taxis to the runway.
Click to playTake-off.
Click to enlargeTake-off.
Click to enlargeJustus's scotch finally arrives.
Click to enlargeSPTers (South Pole Telescope) in the Science lab.
Click to enlargeZak and Justus play foosball in the Game Room.
Click to enlargeMe at the Geographic South Pole.
Click to enlargeMe at the Geographic South Pole.
Click to enlargeSteve at the Geographic South Pole
Click to enlargeAnother picture of the winning snow sculpture.
Click to enlargeAnd the mushrooms.
Click to enlargeSelf-portrait in the Ceremonial South Pole.
Click to enlargeSteve at the Ceremonial South Pole.
Click to enlargeMe at the Ceremonial South Pole.
Click to enlargeMe at the Ceremonial South Pole.
Click to enlargeMore pictures of the South Pole orb.
Click to enlargeMore pictures of the South Pole orb.
Click to enlargeMore pictures of the South Pole orb.
Click to enlargeGrant, Martin and Jaime inspect the K2 insert.
Click to enlargeZak takes a nap before the group picture.
Click to enlargeDSL over the rim of the Viper ground shield.
Click to enlargeDSL over the rim of the Viper ground shield.
Click to enlargeAssembling for the group picture.
Click to enlargeChris inspects Justus's new chopper.
Click to enlargeThe pictogram on the side of the chopper box.
Click to enlargeThe telescope from the outside. As you can see, only one of three telescopes is installed. The large cylinder is the forebaffle.
Click to enlargeSteve tries on the hat.
Click to enlargeAs does Chin-Lin.
Click to enlargeA camera porthole for the "DASI TV" feed.

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(7036x2579, 3015.68 kb) Overlooking the Viper ground shield.

Click to enlargeK2.
Click to enlargeThe K2 focal plane.
Click to enlargeThe K2 focal plane.
Click to enlargeThe K2 focal plane.
Click to enlargeLaundry day!
Click to enlargeThe detergent stockpile.
Click to enlargeWarning: don't mangle yourself in the mangle.
Click to enlargeA golf ball on the Dark Sector road.
Click to enlargeSteve and Ross dash to the pole after a sauna.
Click to enlargeAnd Zak.
Click to enlargeAnd me.
Click to enlargeAn otter on deck.
Click to enlargeZak "jiffy-pop"s the focal plane (that is, covers it in mylar).

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