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Can Earth-like lightning and thunder occur on a planet or Moon that exhibits storms in its atmosphere?

John Carlson, Colon, Michigan
RELATED TOPICS: ATMOSPHERIC PHENOMENA
Cassini spacecraft imaged lightning within a huge storm that circled Saturn's northern hemisphere.

Yes! The cameras on both the Voyager and Galileo spacecraft detected lightning in Jupiter’s atmosphere. In 2011, the Cassini probe cameras detected a faint flash of lightning on Saturn, as well. The flashes on both gas giants were associated with recognizable storm systems.

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