FW: Strange ‘Squid-like’ Lightning Spotted over France

From: Andrew Johnson

Date: 2009-06-08 13:15:34

—–Original Message—– From: SpaceWeather.com [mailto:swlist@spaceweather….] Sent: 08 June 2009 03:24 To: SpaceWeather.com Subject: Strange ‘Squid-like’ Lightning Spotted over France Space Weather News for June 8, 2009 spaceweather.com 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.com along with observing tips for anyone who would like to see and photograph these fantastic bolts during the upcoming thunderstorm season. You are subscribed to the Space Weather mailing list, a free service of Spaceweather.com. Readers, if you enjoy these newsletters and wish to support our efforts, please consider signing up for Spaceweather.com‘s astronomy alert service: spaceweatherphone.co… . It makes a great gift, and all proceeds go to the production and improvement of Spaceweather.com. Thanks! To unsubscribe click here: www.spaceweather2.co… or send a blank email to leave-spaceweather-4… No virus found in this incoming message. Checked by AVG – www.avg.com Version: 8.5.339 / Virus Database: 270.12.52/2153 – Release Date: 06/07/09 17:53:00

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