Monday, April 6, 2009

Bye Bye Sun

We're just about out of sun now. It's pretty much pitch dark when I leave my dorm in the morning, and it's getting pretty dusky when I leave work. It's pretty light in the middle of the day, but Hut Point Ridge obstructs the sun until the afternoon. This picture was taken about 4PM on March 28th. I'm gazing into the sun for one of the last times.

There's a webcam up on Crater Hill looking down on McMurdo at: It's pretty snowy and gray out there right at the moment. I'm not sure if the webcam is sensitive enough to see the town lights in the winter-- we'll see. On a nice day you'll be able to see the Royal Society Range (picture from

I'm not looking forward to the darkness, but I'm not dreading it too much, either. It is what it is.

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