Monday, December 29, 2008

28-29.12.2008 Storm

28-29.12.2008 Storm

We caught 19 Sprites, 1 Halo, and 1 Sprite + Halo during a Cyprus low cyclone. The synoptic map in the area is dominated by upper trough from East Europe (500hp) and a low pressure cyclone in the surface (850hp). CAPE values were 300-400 J/Kg and Vertical wind was 28-30 hp/hour.

Saturday, December 27, 2008

22-23.12.08 storm

these are the sprites that was coaught from Jerusalem (at monday the 22th, around 19:00(LT)).
from our observation post at Jerusalem (direction - azimuth: 330).

Thursday, December 25, 2008

22-23.12.2008 Storm

We had a Cyprus low heading our way as can be seen in the attached synoptic map.
The Storm was quite far but we did manage to capture 1 sprite.

21-22 Lightning pictures

Those B&W pictures were taken during a tropical plume with a jet stream.

They were captured with UFO capture software.