Tuesday, February 17, 2009

A sprite over France framed in a photograph

Before the 2009 campaign takes off (in fact it seems to be a continuous process at present) here is a reminder of 2008 TLE events and observations in Europe - undertaken by some very dedicated individuals! Jan Drahokoupil, a member of the Czech Ameteur Stormchasing Society, has reported a red sprite above a Mesocale Convective System over France on 11 September 2008, at about 19:25 UT. At that time Jan was in Wengen, Switzerland, and was trying his luck with a digital photographic camera to catch a TLE. And here is the result:

The approximate direction of view is presented in this image and you can find more details from ASS web pages.


Anonymous Anonymous said...

i don't see a sprite on this picture but only a cloud; Where is it ?

June 16, 2009 9:35 am  
Blogger Anna Odzimek said...

Hi. It's the red thing just over the mountain outline.

June 27, 2009 4:03 pm  
Blogger katty said...

I love to take some photograph because i usually travel too much,one day i saw a site called
costa rica homes for sale
and it seemed very wonderful, and i am very exited, now i want to visit this beautiful country and take a lot of photos.

July 17, 2010 10:05 pm  

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