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

-spread the word- If ordinary lightning seems pretty ordinary, upper atmosphere lightning is something else – an entire ZOO of various types of upper atmosphere electrical discharges. There is anecdotal evidence of sightings of upper atmosphere lightning, or Transient Luminous Events (TLEs), at least as far back as the 1730s, while proper visual reports of … Continue reading Sprites, blue jets, gigantic jets, elves – Upper Atmosphere Lightning