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Red Sprite Cluster May 31 2012 08:01:15 UT
This is a capture of a formidable sprite cluster and a gigantic "donut" elve above it. The peak current of the mega-lightning stroke was measured at 406 kA. which is very very large. The lightning happened near Miami, Oklahoma.
Color image here: heliotown.com/Sprite_May_31_2012_080115UT.html
Video with VLF-ELF and 2.5 MHz radio emissions at three speeds.
Data : +CG lightning stroke
Location: 35.7448 N, -100.6761 W
Peak Current: 406 kA ( Very large!)
Azimuth 85.57 degrees Range 473 km
Thomas Ashcraft : Heliotown Observatory
35. 50 N -105.89 W New Mexico
More sprite and other observations: heliotown.com

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