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Sprites Captured During A Recent Thunderstorm

These phenomenal sprites are known to occur high above thunderstorm clouds and last only for a thousand of a second. However, it was a serendipitous moment for a photographer Randy Halverson as he managed to timelaspe the rare footage of sprites during a recent thunderstorm over central South Dakota.

These phenomenal sprites are known to occur high above thunderstorm clouds and last only for a thousand of a second. However, it was a serendipitous moment for a photographer Randy Halverson as he managed to timelaspe the rare footage of sprites during a recent thunderstorm over central South Dakota.

The video shows a varied range of flashes flickering in the night sky as well as luminous greenish airglow rippled by gravity waves.

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