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Duration: 13 secs Size: 1280 x 1080Acquisition: Research grade sensors, Raw
Lens: N/A Frame rate: high speed Clearance: No releases required Location: Nebraska License: Royalty Free Usage: Creative and Editorial Point of view: Sky only Geography: Sky or Space Ambiance: Red Time shot: Night
Season shot: Summer
Motion: Locked on tripod Audio: N Keywords:
Red sprites, Night, Distant storms, Transient Luminous Event (TLE), Tornado, Lightning (other), No Clouds, Lightning Asset ID: 1028
Title: High Speed Video of Sprite over Nebraska Concept: Sprites can be huge Detail: Images from a special, high resolution 1000 fps sensor, developed by Prof. Hans Stenbaek-Nielsen, Geophysical Institute of Alaska-Fairbanks, is used to construct a (false) color animation of a huge sprite above a mesoscale convective complex in Nebraska during the summer of 1999.
The top of the sprite is around 90 km, the tendrils reach down to around 40 km. The thin horizontal line is probably a jet contrail. Video Credit: WeatherVideoHD.TV
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