Sunrise on top of the mountain was beautiful—even the LN2 tank was glowing.
Liquid nitrogen tank coated with rime. When it is released from the tank into the atmosphere, pure liquid nitrogen boils. The boiling point is -196 degrees C (-320 F). The team uses it as a temperature standard to calibrate the radiometer.
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