Caption: High-speed footage of a single stroke lightning strike. Single strokes feature a continuing current, which generates much higher temperatures than flickering multi-stroke lightning, and is more likely to cause fires and other damage. Slowed down around seven times. Filmed in Colorado, USA, in summer.

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Lightning strike

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Duration: 00:00:10.17

Frame size: 1920x1080

Frame rate: 29.97

Audio: No

Format: QuickTime, Photo JPEG 100%, progressive scan, square pixels

File size: 285.9M


Capture format: DVCPRO

Frame size: 1280x1080

Codec: DVCPRO HD 1080i60

Interlaced: Yes

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