Tag Archive for sky anomalies

Jellyfish “sprite” sparks paranoia from “earth changes” websites (UPDATE: More sprites, from Hurricane Matthew)

UPDATE (2-Oct02016): Frankie Lucena has captured more incredible sprites, this time as a result of Hurricane Matthew. Check it out from the Weather Channel. A sprite (lightning) captured on camera from the Caribbean on September 18, 2016 has triggered posts on mystery-mongering fringe “news” sites that cater to end-of-the-world paranoia. Sprites are large-scale electrical discharges that…

Atmospheric display in Finland thanks to man-made snow

The tiny ice crystals that resulted from a ski resort making snow created a lovely display of atmospheric halos in Finland. Levi snow production lights up Lapland skies. Laplanders got a rare and beautiful sight last Friday, when the Levi ski resort fired up its snow machines to start preparing its pistes. The Finnish resort…