A video of atmospheric Lightning
, which can be a spectacular source of illumination.
This is a list of sources of light, including both natural and artificial sources, and both processes and devices.
A typical "light source" emits electromagnetic radiation in the visible spectrum. The list is oriented towards visible light: nearly nothing emits photons through blackbody radiation. See also List of reflected light sources
A small fire in a backyard fire pit.
Starry sky crossed with the Milky Way and a shooting star
Emission nebula and stars
Celestial and atmospheric light
Filament of an incandescent closeup
Electroluminescent (EL) lamps
Gas discharge lamps
High-intensity discharge lamps
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