Sunday, December 29, 2013

Webcam Aboard the 'Aurora Australis' As It Attempts to Rescue the Scientists/Media/Tourists Aboard the Akademik Shokalskiy

It's summer in Antarctica.
From the Australian Antarctic Division's webcam page:

Webcam image looking from the Aurora Australis at 66° south – heading south-southeast, as at 3:01 am ship local time (6:01 am AEST)

Here's the backstory at the Australian Broadcasting Corp, Nov. 25:
$1.5 million Australian expedition to Antarctica