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Star tracking device

Scientist, Antarctica UVIZ technology instrumentation, Ozone

UVIZ – was designed to automatically track stars in winter, observing their spectra to measure ozone in the Earth’s atmosphere (the alternative Dobson uses the full Moon to measure ozone in the winter dark). Here, the motor and gearbox which control the elevation of the tracking mirror is being replaced. No longer at Halley.

The Terra Nova

The Terra Nova

The Terra Nova was a whaler and polar expedition ship, And is best known for carrying the 1910 British Antarctic Expedition, Robert Falcon Scott’s last expedition.