Antarctic Images by Anthony Powell Antarctica photos videos and timelapse : Photo Keywords : aurora  : Antarctica Time Lapse Demo clip from 2006 Old time-lapse video filmed in Antarctica, in and around McMurdo Station and Scott Base. This was done purely as a demo to show the potential for time-lapse footage in Antarctica, and was an early precursor to my current feature film work. Each year the sun is below the horizon for 4 months in the middle of winter, and above the horizon for 4 months in summer. During the couple of months in between we have more-or-less normal days. Includes shots of auroras and the very rare polar stratospheric nacreous clouds, which form when ozone depleting gases crystallize in the upper atmosphere in the intense cold. Summer population is about 1200 people, winter about 130. Links for purchasing the soundtrack music... http://www.amazon.com/Sound-Magic-Afro-Celt-System/dp/B000000HPO/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&s=music&qid=1237538014&sr=1-2 http://www.amazon.com/Music-Darkened-Theatre-Vol-Television/dp/B000002P4P/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=music&qid=1237537635&sr=1-1
Aurora Postcard Horizontal with laurels
Antarctica: A Year On Ice Postcard plain
Aurora at the Black Island Satellite Station
Vince's Memorial Cross, Hut Point, Ross Island, Antarctica. Aurora Australis in the background. The snow is being lit up from the lights of McMurdo Station.
A small aurora in the sky above McMurdo Station in winter
Milky Way over Black Island Satellite Station
Star trails, looking straight up over about 2 hours the movement of the stars create an overhead circular pattern. The green bits in the sky are from some auroras that passed though the shot.
Satellite Dome lit up from within, with an aurora trailing across the horizon in the distance
Black Island Antarctica Telecommunications Facility. Auroras over the Black Island ground station at 11.30 in the morning in July.
Bust of Admiral Bird, first person to fly to the South Pole.
Aurora over one of the dormitory buildings at McMurdo Station.
Looking north behind McMurdo Station, an aurora hangs in the sky above the dome that houses the NASA satellite ground station on the ridge.
Two Pisten Bully vehicles traversing across the Ice Shelf from Black Island back to McMurdo in foggy conditions with an aurora overhead turning the lighting green. Temperatures were approx -55 C out on the ice shelf this day, so I only managed one or two photos before the camera froze.
Black Island station at 11.15am in the morning in July.
Antarctica Time Lapse Demo clip from 2006  Old time-lapse video filmed in Antarctica, in and around McMurdo Station and Scott Base. This was done purely as a demo to show the potential for time-lapse footage in Antarctica, and was an early precursor to my current feature film work.  Each year the sun is below the horizon for 4 months in the middle of winter, and above the horizon for 4 months in summer. During the couple of months in between we have more-or-less normal days. Includes shots of auroras and the very rare polar stratospheric nacreous clouds, which form when ozone depleting gases crystallize in the upper atmosphere in the intense cold. Summer population is about 1200 people, winter about 130.   Links for purchasing the soundtrack music...  http://www.amazon.com/Sound-Magic-Afro-Celt-System/dp/B000000HPO/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&s=music&qid=1237538014&sr=1-2   http://www.amazon.com/Music-Darkened-Theatre-Vol-Television/dp/B000002P4P/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=music&qid=1237537635&sr=1-1
Aurora over one of the dormitory buildings at McMurdo Station.

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Aurora over one of the dormitory buildings at McMurdo Station.
Aurora over one of the dormitory buildings at McMurdo Station.

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