University of Wisconsin-Madison

Week 19 at the Pole

Credit: NSF/S. Lidstrom
Credit: NSF/S. Lidstrom

There may be no sun but that’s a pretty bright moon. The Super Moon, or “perigee moon” as it’s more technically referred to, shows itself over the IceCube Lab. The light that it cast allowed for skiing without headlamps. An afternoon ski is a traditional Sunday pastime at the Pole.