标签: lightning

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...