[ Back to EurekAlert! ]

Contact: Rob Gutro
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center

Fermi Spots a Terrestrial Gamma Ray Flash Above Julio

Caption: A red cross marks Fermi's position at the time it detected a TGF above Tropical Storm Julio on Aug. 4. Green dots show lightning locations from WWLN data 10 minutes before and after the TGF (magenta). Background: A GOES 15 image of Julio taken 19 minutes before the flash.

Credit: Image Credit: Michael Briggs/UA

Usage Restrictions: None

Related news release: NASA sees Hurricane Julio organize and emit a gamma-ray flash

[ Back to EurekAlert! ]