Rare Images of Red Sprites Captured at ESO
Red sprites (right) captured from ESO’s VLT platform by Petr Horálek. (P. Horálek/ESO)
At the ESO’s observatories located high in the Atacama Desert of Chile, amazing images of distant objects in the Universe are captured on a regular basis. But in January 2015, ESO photo ambassador Petr Horálek captured some amazing photos of much closer phenomena: red sprites flashing in the atmosphere high above distant thunderstorms.
Read the rest of Rare Images of Red Sprites Captured at ESO (264 words)