Earth is Discharging
Red sprites were a rare phenomena up until a little while ago. Now they are caught on film all the time. Given the following comments about red sprites from a Thunderbolts Project™ video, the implication is that an electromagnetic connection from earth to some other planet or star has significantly increased in recent times.
“Birkeland Currents and Our Electric Solar System | Space News” (at4:25 minutes) video from the ThunderboltsProject YouTube channel:
While showing a picture of red sprites says (at 0:58 minutes), “In recent years, with improved technology has come ever finer evidence of tremendous electric currents that are connected to previously unknown phenomena.”
August 17, 2019: Large numbers of red sprites in the skies over Europe this summer