Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Gigantic sprites appear over the USA

Source - Space Weather News for June 25, 2014:

SPRITES OVER THE USA: This week, backyard photographers have been observing gigantic red sprites flickering over the USA.  These electrical discharges, which occur high above thunderclouds, resemble enormous jellyfish and their glow can often be seen hundreds of miles away.  A specimen highlighted on today's edition of Space Weather would dwarf Mt. Everest.  

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