South Pole auroras dance around the total lunar eclipse in stunning stargazer photo

South Pole auroras dance around the total lunar eclipse in stunning stargazer photo

The May 2022 Super Flower Blood Moon lunar eclipse shines with the aurora above the South Pole Telescope in Antarctica on May 15, 2022 in this photo by astronomer Aman Chokshi. (Image credit: Aman Chokshi)

This stunning time-lapse photograph shows the May 15 total lunar eclipse above an astronomical observatory at the South Pole against a backdrop of magnificent auroras and starry polar skies.

The photo of the lunar eclipse was taken by Aman Chokshi, a doctoral student in astronomy at the University of Melbourne, Australia, who is currently spending a year working at the South Pole Telescope in Antarctica, studying micro-radiation. wave emitted by the cosmos as part of the dark -hole looking at the Event Horizon Telescope array.

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