标签: 闪电

比利牛斯山脉上空的星轨与闪电

2022年9月19日 Star Trails and Lightning over the Pyrenees Image Credit & Copyright: Marc Sellés Llimós Explanation: The beauty in this image comes in layers. On the bottom layer is the picturesque village of Manlleu in Barcelona, Spain. The six-minute exposure makes car lights into streaks. The next layer is a mountain — Serra de Bellmunt — of ...

捷克上空的红色精灵

2022年9月12日 Red Sprite Lightning over the Czech Republic Image Credit & Copyright: Daniel Ščerba Explanation: What are those red filaments in the sky? They are a rarely seen form of lightning confirmed only about 35 years ago: red sprites. Research has shown that following a powerful positive cloud-to-ground lightning strike, red sprites may start as 100...

玻多黎各上空的巨大喷流闪电

2021年9月29日 Gigantic Jet Lightning from Puerto Rico Video Credit & Copyright: Frankie Lucena Explanation: Have you ever seen a gigantic jet? They are extremely rare but tremendously powerful. Gigantic jets are a type of lightning discharge documented only this century that occur between some thunderstorms and the Earth’s ionosphere high above them....

山羊国度上空的闪电和月全食

2021年05月24日 Lightning Eclipse from the Planet of the Goats Image Credit & Copyright: Chris Kotsiopoulos (GreekSky) Explanation: Thunderstorms almost spoiled this view of the spectacular 2011 June 15 total lunar eclipse. Instead, storm clouds parted for 10 minutes during the total eclipse phase and lightning bolts contributed to the dramatic sky. Capture...

乌鲁鲁后方的闪电和猎户座

2021年05月10日 Lightning and Orion Beyond Uluru Image Credit & Copyright: Park Liu Explanation: What’s happening behind Uluru? A United Nations World Heritage Site, Uluru is an extraordinary 350-meter high mountain in central Australia that rises sharply from nearly flat surroundings. Composed of sandstone, Uluru has slowly formed over the past 300 m...

安地斯山脉上空的红色精灵

2021年03月30日 Red Sprite Lightning over the Andes Image Credit & Copyright: Yuri Beletsky (Carnegie Las Campanas Observatory, TWAN) Explanation: What are those red filaments in the sky? They are a rarely seen form of lightning confirmed only about 30 years ago: red sprites. Recent research has shown that following a powerful positive cloud-to-ground light...

美国科罗拉多州上空的闪电

2020年9月27日 Lightning over Colorado Image Credit & Copyright: Joe Randall Explanation: Have you ever watched a lightning storm in awe? Join the crowd. Oddly, details about how lightning is produced remains a topic of research. What is known is that updrafts carry light ice crystals into collisions with larger and softer ice balls, causing the smaller cry...

大角山脉后方的彗星和闪电

2020年7月27日 Comet and Lightning Beyond Bighorn Mountains Image Credit & Copyright: Kevin Palmer Explanation: Normally, Steamboat Point looks cool — but not this cool. Every day, the iconic peak of the Bighorn Mountains is an interesting sight, in particular from US Highway 14 in Wyoming. On some rare days, the rocky vertical ridges look even more i...

电闪雷鸣的夜晚

2019 December 4 Electric Night Image Credit & Copyright: Ivan Pedretti Explanation: It may appear, at first, like the Galaxy is producing the lightning, but really it’s the Earth. The featured nighttime landscape was taken from a southern tip of the Italian Island of Sardinia in early June. The foreground rocks and shrubs are near the famous Capo S...

精灵闪电的高清影像

2019 October 8 Sprite Lightning in HD Image Credit & Copyright: Stephane Vetter (TWAN) Explanation: This phenomenon occurs in the sky over our heads, not the sea. It is a type of lightning known as red sprite, and rarely has it ever been photographed in this detail. Even though sprites have been recorded for over 30 years, their root cause remains unknow...