Sprite May 01, 2013 03:16:20 UT over west Texas

This sprite cluster was captured at a distance of 364 miles/574 km in near infrared wavelengths with a modified dslr and also a black and white near infrared video camera.

It also was captured in radio at 2.5 MHz ( WWV time code station) and at VLF-ELF wavelengths.

Movie at left is expandable to full screen by pressing the button in lower far right of play bar after start..

Sprite generated by intracloud lightning

Lightning Stroke Location: 32.5805 N, -100.7741W

Distance : 574 km | azimuth: 123 degrees

Peak Current : 40 kAmp

Charge Moment Change : +75 C*km

Thomas Ashcraft : Heliotown : New Mexico


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