tiabunna's photos with the australis

Aurora australis over Mawson

Aurora australis over Mawson
From an old 1966 slide. This was a time exposure of the aurora to the east of Mawson, looking past a living hut named "Balleny" (the living huts were all named after early Antarctic explorers. To give some idea of the intensity of some auroras, this was…
Added on August  9, 2012

Aurora Australis to the SE

Aurora Australis to the SE
From a 1966 slide. Mawson lies under the auroral oval, the annular zone around the south magnetic pole where auroras are most prevalent. In plain language, there was an aurora most nights. This is from one of the Ektachrome films we "home developed" wh…
Added on August  9, 2012

Aurora over Mawson station

Aurora over Mawson station
From an old 1966 slide (Kodachrome 2, Minolta SR1, Minolta Auto Rokkor 58/1.4). Looking toward the SW, with snow drifts beside the huts - the kitchen/mess to the left and the radio shack to the right: all these buildings have now gone.
Added on August  9, 2012