Sprites

Red Sprites are Best Seen from Space

Planet Earth is full of some truly awe-inspiring spectacles, but few are as intriguing as a sprite, which are officially…

5 months ago

Rare Images of Red Sprites Captured at ESO

At the ESO's observatories┬álocated high in the Atacama Desert of Chile, amazing images of distant objects in the Universe are…

9 years ago

Timelapse: Sprites, Gravity Waves and Airglow

Look! Fast! Sprite lightning occurs only at high altitudes above thunderstorms, only last for a thousandth of a second and…

10 years ago

More Amazing High Speed Images and Video of Sprite Lightning

When we first checked in with graduate student and astrophotographer Jason Ahrns earlier this month, he had the chance to…

11 years ago

Watch Sprite Lightning Flash at 10,000 frames Per Second

Mysterious red sprite lightning is intriguing: sprites occur only at high altitudes above thunderstorms, only last for a thousandth of…

11 years ago