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What Is St. Elmo's Fire...

Sat Jul 06, 2002 5:02 am

What exactly is St. Elmo's Fire. I have Seen Pictures of it, But do not know what it is.
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goboeing
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RE: What Is St. Elmo's Fire...

Sat Jul 06, 2002 7:13 am

I can't answer your question, but here's two pictures of it:



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RE: What Is St. Elmo's Fire...

Sat Jul 06, 2002 7:15 am

static electricity... Read the AIM
 
Transactoid
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RE: What Is St. Elmo's Fire...

Sat Jul 06, 2002 12:14 pm

Technically, it's corona discharge. Object builds up a strong negative charge in relation to surroundings. Electrons literally "leak" off pointy objects, which we see as a purple glow/discharge.
 
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RE: What Is St. Elmo's Fire...

Sat Jul 06, 2002 7:57 pm

"Technically, it's corona discharge"

spilled beer????

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wannabe
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RE: What Is St. Elmo's Fire...

Sun Jul 07, 2002 1:32 am

A self-indulgent early 80's cult movie.
 
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RE: What Is St. Elmo's Fire...

Sun Jul 07, 2002 3:48 am

oh, oh, ALSO and early 80s cult band!
 
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RE: What Is St. Elmo's Fire...

Sun Jul 07, 2002 5:21 am

What songs do they have?  Smile
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RE: What Is St. Elmo's Fire...

Sun Jul 07, 2002 5:24 am

Also an ok jazz piece by David Sanborn.  Laugh out loud
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