This Looks Like #Aliens #Attacking Our #Planet But Somehow Isn’t

It’s tough to catch electrical discharges on video camera, specifically if they last a couple of milliseconds and are 50-90 KM above the Earth’s surface area. These photos from Marko Korosec while in Vivaro, Italy might be the only chance you get to see a difficult-to-observe phenomena, so enjoy it while you can.

Sprite lightning.

Sprite lightning

Electrical discharges have actually never ever looked this lovely.

Electrical discharges have never looked this beautiful

With all the remarkable sights to see in Italy…

With all the remarkable sights to see in Italy

…it’s praiseworthy that the professional photographer even thought of looking up.

it's admirable that the photographer even thought to look up

I didn’t think I would be so astonished by images of something I never understood existed. 1 second you believe you understand it, and the next you’re discovering out about lightning that’s even crazier than normal lightning. This planet sure is amazing.