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March 30, 2020: SPT-3G begins its 2020 winter observing season! SPT-3G is continuing to observe our 1500 square degree survey field, which overlaps with the BICEP Array survey, as part of the South Pole Observatory (SPO)!



South Pole, February 19, 2007: 2007 winter-overs Steve Padin (left), and Zak Staniszewski (center) with John Carlstrom (right), Principal Investigator of the SPT.   

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November, 2019: The SPT-3G camera has nearly completed it's 2019 observing season! Winter-overs Doug Howe and David Riebel have left Pole after finishing a successful 2019 austral-winter observing season at the South Pole! A small austral-summer crew have relived them, to continue observing the 1500 sq. deg. SPT-3G survey patch for another month, before beginning annual maintenance on the telescope and camera.

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