Strange 'Squid-like' Lightning Spotted over France

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":

SpaceWeather
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Some related links:

http://science.nasa.gov/newhome/headline...

http://antwrp.gsfc.nasa.gov/apod/ap99061...

http://www.lightningwizard.com/HighestRa...

http://spaceweather.com/submissions/larg...

http://spaceweather.com/submissions/larg...

Here is one in action:

http://spaceweather.com/swpod2005/06dec05/anim_sprite.gif
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Here is a blog devoted to posting pictures of sprites:

http://eurosprite.blogspot.com/

Here's how to look for them if you want to join in:

www.fma-research.com
www.fma-research.com

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The plain old physical world is much more fascinating than most spiritually oriented people think.

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