'Blue Jet' lightning has been spotted ascending from the International Space Station

‘Blue Jet’ lightning has been spotted ascending from the International Space Station

Scientists on the International Space Station spotted a bright blue lightning bolt from thunderclouds.

Blue jets They can be difficult to see from the ground, as the electrical discharge bursts from the tops of thunder clouds. But from space, scientists can look at this light projection from above. On February 26, 2019, devices on board the space station captured a blue plane launching from a thunderstorm cell near the small island of Nauru in the center of the country. The Pacific Ocean. Scientists described the event in a new report published on January 20 in the journal nature.

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