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GOES-16 Sees the Summer Solstice Arrive!

Spider Lightning Looks Terrifying from Space!

Spider Lightning Looks Terrifying from Space!

When you spend 24/7/365 staring at Earth, you see some strange things. The NOAA GOES East satellite (GOES-16) witnessed a frightening display of stratiform, or ‘spider’ lightning as it’s known, in October 2017 over the central plains in the U.S.

 

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