Saturday, November 13, 2010

New Blog and website

Please check out our new Blog and website at:
Since this blog is not active anymore...

Sunday, October 10, 2010


Does lightning Strike twice? could be,
but where one hit somewhere near another one might.
When we point the cameras we usually follow the storm and try to aim to the location where lightning had already struck.

We discovered while working on the Eurosprite campaign a cool add-on (KML file) to
Google Earth that gives us locations of lightning on real-time.
This tool was useful in training our new hunters:
Shy Halatzi, Vered Silverman and Hodaya Sher.

Well, wish us luck for the coming season,
Cammon lucky Sprite!

Saturday, August 28, 2010

Mighty meteors fire up the desert sky

In the Perseid meteor shower of 2010, 54 meteors were detected by our 100N and 902H watec cameras.

The peak of the shower took place near dawn while our cameras were directed towards the radiant (the constellation of Perseus).

Thousands of eager Israelis joined scientific teams from Tel Aviv University to behold the spectacle.

Thursday, July 29, 2010


During the dry season there are no sprites in Israel.

What will the poor sprite hunter do?

She will find better hunting grounds. This August we will create little artificial sprites in a bottle way up north in Holland.

Do you wish to know how is it done?
Have a look at our last year's catch on arXiv.

Good hunting and good night.

Saturday, February 27, 2010

27-28 Feb 2010

Here are some lightning me and my father (Gaby) caught from the 14th story in Rishon Lezion.
Looking north-west to the Mediterranean sea and the city of Bat Yam.


Monday, January 18, 2010


Here are some lightning pictures from the storm.

Sunday, December 13, 2009

Hanukkah candles..


A combination of determination, well-developed Cypros low and clear sky have led to 38 new Sprites and 14 new Meteors. The events were caught by the hunters Keren Mezuman, Eitan Amit & Naama Reicher from Tel-Aviv`s Team.

Synoptic, lightnings and clouds maps are attached in addition to some selected photos of the events. have fun...