Andre Phillips in cold weather gear
 
 
     

SPIREX/ABU

   

   

The South Pole InfraRed Explorer (SPIREX) was a 60cm IR telescope at the South Pole. SPIREX was a collaboration between CARA, the US National Optical Astronomy Observatory, Ohio State University and UNSW. This was a 60cm aperture telescope with a 1024x1024 InSb detector array.