Baw lichtnin

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A 1901 depiction o baw lichtnin

Ball lightning is an unexplained atmospheric electrical phenomenon. The term refers tae reports o luminous, uisually spherical objects which vary frae pea-sized tae several meters in diameter. It is usually associatit wi thunnerstorms, but lasts considerably langer than the split-seicont flash o a lichtnin bolt. Mony o the early reports say that the baw eventually explodes, sometimes wi fatal consequences, leavin behind the odor o sulfur.[1][2]

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  1. J. B[rooking] R[owe], ed. (1905). The Two Widecombe Tracts, 1638[,] giving a Contemporary Account of the great Storm, reprinted with an Introduction. Exeter: James G Commin. Retrieved 29 June 2013. 
  2. Day, Jeremiah (January 1813). "A view of the theories which have been proposed to explain the origin of meteoric stones". The General Repository and Review (Cambridge, Massachusetts: William Hilliard) 3 (1): 156–157. Retrieved 29 June 2013.