aurora australis

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the aurora of the southern hemisphere

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The Aurora Australis can be seen in Australia, Antarctica and parts of South America.
In the photos below, the Aurora Australis can be seen on Earth's horizon with a number of stars also visible:
The icebreaker Aurora Australis plays an essential role in resupplying our Antarctic stations and supporting critical Antarctic and Southern Ocean research, and has done since 1989.
The lights are also seen above the South Pole, where it is called Aurora Australis.
A day earlier, the Chinese ship's helicopter had retrieved 52 scientists, journalists and tourists from the Russian ship, who are now on their way home aboard an Australian icebreaker, Aurora Australis.
The Xue Long (Snow Dragon) Chinese icebreaker, as seen from Australia's Antarctic supply ship, the Aurora Australis, sits in an ice pack unable to get through to the MV Akademik Shokalskiy, in East Antarctica, some 100 nautical miles (185km) east of French Antarctic station Dumont D'Urville and about 1,500 nautical miles (2,800km) south of Hobart, Tasmania, in this handout courtesy of Fairfax's Australian Antarctic Division.
The icebreaker Aurora Australis will take the passengers to the Australian island state of Tasmania, a journey expected to last two weeks.
The helicopter from Chinese icebreaker the Snow Dragon winched the passengers to safety and transferred them to Australian Antarctic supply ship Aurora Australis.
The Aurora Australis will now take the passengers to the Australian island state of Tasmania, a journey expected to last two weeks.
It took several hours to ferry passengers to a supply ship, the Aurora Australis.
The Aurora Australis, an icebreaker owned by DP World subsidiary P & O Maritime, now has the entire 52 chiefly Australian passengers on board, while the 22 Russian crew remain on the stranded MV Akademik Shokalskiy -- which is still lodged in an ice pack -- waiting to attempt to free it when weather conditions improve.
The passengers will then be taken by a barge to the Australian icebreaker Aurora Australis.
Now another attempt, by the Aurora Australis, has been hampered by the weather.
Meanwhile, another ice breaker ship, the Aurora Australis, with better capabilities than the Chinese vesselis, has headed towards the Shokalskiy and is expected to arrive over the weekend, the report added.
I loved making Sophie Scott Goes South and many years of experience and research went into it, from that first wonderful voyage to Antarctica on the Aurora Australis as an Australian Antarctic arts fellow in 2005, four subsequent trips, and the kids' Antarctic art project.