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December 7, 2022

Vibrant green aurora australis and Milky Way over radome

A vibrant green aurora australis ("southern lights") and the Milky Way over the radome at Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station.

The U.S. Antarctic Program is supported and managed by the U.S. National Science Foundation.

Learn more about the U.S. Antarctic Program. (Date of image: July 23, 2022; date originally posted to NSF Multimedia Gallery: Dec. 7, 2022)

Credit: John-Michael Watson, NSF (Available under Creative Commons license Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International.)

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