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  1. Lepus -  The Hare

    Snapshot Title: Lepus - The Hare
    Taken by: Ella Derbyshire

    Image: South Pole 360 degree Pano
    Image Owner: Jeremy Johnson



    Description:

    In mythology, Orion the Hunter especially enjoys hunting for rabbits. In the South Pole sky, Lepus is just above Rigel and Saiph, the stars that mark Orion's feet. In that position, this little hare s...



  2. Orion - The Hunter

    Snapshot Title: Orion - The Hunter
    Taken by: Ella Derbyshire

    Image: South Pole 360 degree Pano
    Image Owner: Jeremy Johnson



    Description:

    Mintaka in Orion's belt lies on the celestial equator, which is our horizon. We see it only in exceptionally clear, calm skies. Here are the 2 other belt stars, Alnilam and Alnitak. Orion's sword poi...



  3. The Dome

    Snapshot Title: The Dome
    Taken by: Ella Derbyshire

    Image: South Pole 360 degree Pano
    Image Owner: Jeremy Johnson



    Description:

    South Pole Dome at night.



  4. aurora borealis

    Snapshot Title: aurora borealis
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: South Pole 360 degree Pano
    Image Owner: Jeremy Johnson



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  5. Scorpius - The Scorpion

    Snapshot Title: Scorpius - The Scorpion
    Taken by: Ella Derbyshire

    Image: South Pole 360 degree Pano
    Image Owner: Jeremy Johnson



    Description:

    It's easy to find the Scorpion, with red Antares at its heart. Unlike most places on Earth, at the South Pole Scorpius and his enemy Orion are always in the sky together, facing each other, circling a...



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