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PHOTOGRAPHING A STREAK OF LIGHTNING.

By GASTON TISSANDIER.

A BOHEMIAN observer, M. Robert Haensel, of Reichenberg, has succeeded in accurately photographing a flash of lightning. His pictures, of which he has taken several, show the light of the flash, under the form of long, continuous sparks, traversing the atmosphere. With the spark the landscape also is well produced, and a means is

PSM V24 D772 Overlapping photo exposures of multiple lightnings.jpg

Fig. 1.