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A new round of red sprites over central Europe

More red sprites were recorded above storms over central Europe in the night of August 18/19th, further increasing the tally of the already very fruitful season 2019.

Lightning over Europe on August 18-20th. Map: Blitzortung.org.

The prolific TLE observer Martin Popek reports further detection of red sprites above storms over Germany and Poland in the late evening of August 18th.



Red sprites in the evening hours of August 18th above storms in central Europe. A meteor was also captured in the same field of view. Images: Martin Popek.

Also see:

Sprites, blue jets, gigantic jets, elves – Upper Atmosphere Lightning

Sprites, blue jets, gigantic jets, elves – Upper Atmosphere Lightning


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