Pulsating blue jet fires up from the top of a thunderstorm over Darwin, Australia

This picture shows pulsating blue jets firing up in the night sky of Darwin, Australia on March 28, 2016. But what are these mysterious and elusive┬átransient luminous events? Blue jets are a highly enigmatic high altitude optical phenomenon and were first documented on October 21, 1989, from the Space Shuttle as it passed over Australia. … Continue reading Pulsating blue jet fires up from the top of a thunderstorm over Darwin, Australia