Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Giant Bolt of "Space Lightning" Sighted over China

Source - Space Weather News for Aug. 16, 2016: http://spaceweather.com

SPACE LIGHTNING OVER CHINA: While photographing the Perseid meteor shower on Aug. 13th, a sky watcher in China captured rare images of a "gigantic jet" leaping out of a thundercloud. The luminous purple and red structure stretched its tentacles almost to the edge of space before vanishing in full view of dozens of onlookers. 

Visit http://spaceweather.com for photos and more information about this phenomenon.

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