NASA captures super-rare photo of a red sprite from outer space

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Scientists use the term “red sprite” to describe an incredibly short but powerful electrical burst that occurs directly above active thunderstorms. Astronomy blogger Jason Major has noticed that NASA’s International Space Station last week captured a rare photo of this phenomenon, which lasts between 3 and 10 miliseconds and has proven difficult to photograph in the past.

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