Repeating my mistake from Thanksgiving, or maybe it was Christmas, I didn’t take many photos of sunset or our sunset meal. Here’s the sun, as seen though our generator exhaust contrail:

sunset through generator exhaust

We’re far enough South that we can clearly see the Sun isn’t a sphere, as is commonly believed

We had the choice of a few different mains for the big sunset dinner, I had halibut with potato gnocchi, which was very tasty and nicely portioned too!

halibut at sunset

Of course, the blinds were kept open, and the sun was very low to the horizon.  Hence, R was able to make his shadow puppets without using as much electricity as usual. We’re all about efficiency here at South Pole Station.

ian with shadow mask

Photo by Jais Gossman



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Nerdy guy.
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