Strange lightening seen over France
Space Weather News for June 8, 2009
STRANGE LIGHTNING: Over the weekend, an atmospheric scientist in Europe photographed something that resembled a giant luminous squid floating over a thundercloud in France. It was a strange form of lightning known as a “sprite.” His high-resolution images are featured on today’s edition of SpaceWeather News along with observing tips for anyone who would like to see and photograph these fantastic bolts during the upcoming thunderstorm season. #
Hmm…mysterious sprites must’ve been over France for the 65th D-Day observance this weekend!