Caption: Normal and high-speed footage of an upward lightning discharge from a television tower, which was triggered by a nearby cloud-to-ground strike (not seen). This occurs when the local electric field was enhanced by the first strike. Filmed in Rapid City, South Dakota, USA, in summer.

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Lightning, high-speed

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Duration: 00:00:57.18

Frame size: 1920x1080

Frame rate: 29.97

Audio: No

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

File size: 786.8M


Capture format: DVCPRO HD

Frame size: 1280x1080

Codec: DVCPRO HD 1080i60

Interlaced: Yes

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