Ball Lightning

  title={Ball Lightning},
  author={R. Jennison},
THIS communication records the observation of ball lightning in unusual circumstances. I was seated near the front of the passenger cabin of an all-metal airliner (Eastern Airlines Flight EA 539) on a late night flight from New York to Washington. The aircraft encountered an electrical storm during which it was enveloped in a sudden bright and loud electrical discharge (0005 h EST, March 19, 1963). Some seconds after this a glowing sphere a little more than 20 cm in diameter emerged from the… Expand
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Green fireballs and ball lightning
  • S. Hughes
  • Geography
  • Proceedings of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences
  • 2010
  • 4
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