Jacobs ladder, Picket Fence aurora, STEVE's ladders or Kristian Birkeland's plasma stairways to the electromagnetic heavens?
Depending on your point of view, literally, the green picket fence type STEVE might be interpreted or seen as a ladder or stairway above you and going up to heaven.
Jacob left Beersheba and set out for Harran. When he reached a certain place, he stopped for the night because the sun had set. Taking one of the stones there, he put it under his head and lay down to sleep.
He had a dream in which he saw a stairway resting on the earth, with its top reaching to heaven, and the angels of God were ascending and descending on it.
How would you describe this visual phenomenon to others?
Jacobs ladders or STEVEs ladders?
Are STEVEs (plasma filaments known as Strong Thermal Emission Velocity Enhancements) a variation of SAID's (Sub-Auroral Ion Drift) and Birkeland currents?
What in mythology, folklore, Bible and other religious stories, might be describing similar ionised gas structures in ancient skies?
Jacob', STEVE's or Electric Universe's stairway to heaven?
Picket fence aurora
Picket fence aurora or plasma filament structures?
Auroral activity isn't unheard of here in September but this event, above a Kp 3 level, was totally unexpected. I've never previously seen anything close to the intensity of the picket fence ray features. They lasted for a solid 45 minutes with light rays overhead and to the south.
Picket Fence Aurora Observed from Isle Royale, Michigan | EPOD