NASA astronauts took this photograph of Red Sprites from the International Space Station.
NASA astronauts took this photograph of Red Sprites from the International Space Station. Courtesy of NASA
NASA astronauts took this photograph of Red Sprites from the International Space Station. Courtesy of NASA

What is ‘red lightning’ — and why is it still such a mystery?

September 30, 2017 2:04 PM

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John Lindsey

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John Lindsey writes Weather Watch, a weekly column for The Tribune. He is PG&E's Diablo Canyon meteorologist and media relations representative. Email him at pgeweather@pge.com .