St Elmos fire Historical artwork of St Elmos fire glowing from the tops of a ships masts St Elmos fire is a continuous electrical discharge that occurs towards the end of thunderstorms The air between the surface and the clouds becomes strongly electrically charged The electrical fields are most intense at the tips of pointed objects such as a ships masts These very strong electrical fields ionise or excite the air molecules changing them to a plasma state and causing them to release energy as light resulting in a glow The ship in this illustration is Christopher Columbuss caravel
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