Photos

Here are some CARA photos. Many of these will be on display at the AAS meeting.

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Michael Ashley of the University of New South Wales standing next to the SPIREX telescope with the Abu camera attached.

Al Fowler of the National Optical Astronomy Observatories with SPIREX and Abu.

The AST/RO canopy is being lifted on to the top of the AST/RO building. In the background is the Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station.

Walking from the Dark Sector where the CARA buildings are located back to the South Pole Station.

Darren DePoy and Paul Martini of Ohio State University in front of the entrance to the South Pole Station.

Al Fowler of NOAO working inside the SPIREX telescope.

Rodney Marks, a current winter-over usually based at the University of New South Wales, in the Martin A. Pomerantz Observatory building with Al Fowler.

Rodney Marks with the SPIREX telescope.

Fred Mrozek, University of Chicago Engineering Center, at work in the SPIREX-MAPO bridge.

Rodney Marks and Paul Martini having a discussion in the MAPO building.

Bob Spotz, University of Chicago Engineering Center, in front of the SPIREX tower and MAPO.

The path back to the station from the MAPO building.

Here the crane is preparing to lift the Viper telescope into position. Most of the equipment and buildings on the ground are part of the AMANDA experiment.

Another shot of the crane lifting Viper. The tent is part of AMANDA.

Here the crane is setting Viper into place on its tower. For scale, note the man leaning over the shield.