SPRITES, ELVES AND JETS
Besides the lightning that we see from Earth, above the thunderclouds there are powerful flashes directed into space. They are divided into red sprites, “blue jets” and the elves. The shape and color of the flashes depends on the height at which they occur. This phenomenon has not been studied well for one reason: from the Earth, flashes can only be observed at a low altitude.
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