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2020-07-30 -Short Attention Span Theater-
Best place to see the night sky is from Antarctica's highest dome ‐ the coldest place on Earth where stars seem to 'twinkle' the least
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Posted by Skidmark 2020-07-30 08:56|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [6478 views ]  Top

#1 Of course there is less "twinkling" in Antarctica. Al least outside, where your stream freezes even before it hits the ground.
Posted by SteveS 2020-07-30 14:14||   2020-07-30 14:14|| Front Page Top

#2 The stars don't twinkle there, but you're shivering so hard that the effect is the same.
Posted by ed in texas 2020-07-30 17:08||   2020-07-30 17:08|| Front Page Top

#3 There's a sauna in the station at the South Pole. (Scandinavian influence, no doubt.) I'm told that winter-overs have a 300-degree club. When the temp outdoors is -100, the participants crank the sauna up to 200, and then run outside naked. Briefly. I don't think I could stand either extreme...
Posted by James  2020-07-30 22:15||  2020-07-30 22:15|| Front Page Top

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