Atmospheric phenomenon

Explore the breathtaking beauty of atmospheric phenomenon and learn about the different natural phenomena that occur in the sky. Be mesmerized by the wonders of nature and enhance your knowledge of these captivating occurrences.
Recent Image of Red sprite taken in Italy, July 4, 2021 🇮🇹 Red sprite is a type of lightning and rarely has it ever been photographed in this detail. Even though sprites have been recorded for over 30 years, their root cause remains unknown. Some thunderstorms have them, but most don't. These mysterious bursts of light in the upper atmosphere momentarily resemble gigantic jellyfish. Nature Photography, Nature, Sky, Sunrise Sunset, Sunrise, Scenery, Aesthetic Pictures, Atmospheric Phenomenon, Landscape

Recent Image of Red sprite taken in Italy, July 4, 2021 🇮🇹 Red sprite is a type of lightning and rarely has it ever been photographed in this detail. Even though sprites have been recorded for over 30 years, their root cause remains unknown. Some thunderstorms have them, but most don't. These mysterious bursts of light in the upper atmosphere momentarily resemble gigantic jellyfish.

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Valerie Redmon
50 Awesome Natural Phenomena That Will Blow Your Mind - Fact Republic Nature, Natural Phenomena, Phenomena, Natural Wonders, Optical Phenomena, Otherworldly, Natural World, Atmospheric Phenomenon, Science And Nature

Red sprites and blue jets are very high altitude upper atmospheric phenomena associated with thunderstorms. They have only recently been documented on camera. Red sprites are massive (as big as 20 km in size), but faint luminous flashes that appear directly above an active thunderstorm and coincide with powerful lightning strikes. Blue jets too are a high altitude optical phenomenon, but are different from sprites. They were first documented in 1994. Blue jets are optical ejections from the…

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Rose Brabrook

A patchy drizzle, a snowstorm in the middle of December, a foggy morning and a burst of clear sunshine on that fine Friday afternoon – are all common and equally vital events that happen daily in our atmosphere.

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Photo: Anna Anikina (Shutterstock)The age of the noctilucent cloud is upon us. Night-shining clouds are historically rare, beautiful formations of shimmering ice crystals hanging in the upper atmosphere that were only visible in the northern parts of the world in years past. They’ve been steadily creeping south for four decades though, so this could be the year you peep this unique phenomenon from your backyard.While noctilucent clouds are often present in the upper atmosphere, they aren’t typic Lights, Nature, Meteorology, Astronomy, Sky, Night Skies, Atmospheric Phenomenon, Night Clouds, Earth Photos

Photo: Anna Anikina (Shutterstock)The age of the noctilucent cloud is upon us. Night-shining clouds are historically rare, beautiful formations of shimmering ice crystals hanging in the upper atmosphere that were only visible in the northern parts of the world in years past. They’ve been steadily creeping south for four decades though, so this could be the year you peep this unique phenomenon from your backyard.While noctilucent clouds are often present in the upper atmosphere, they aren’t…

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Tashina Marie
Earthquake lights thought to be UFOs have earthly explanations, new theories published this week show the connection between tectonic structures and strange orbs of light and rainbow flames seen before and during some of the worst earthquakes in history. Sky, Night Skies, Aurora Boreal, Northern Lights, Nature, Lights, Light, Lighting, Color Of Life

Earthquake lights thought to be UFOs have earthly explanations, new theories published this week show the connection between tectonic structures and strange orbs of light and rainbow flames seen before and during some of the worst earthquakes in history. A deeper understanding of the structure of the Earth led to the theory that nearly vertical […]

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Cheryl M