about ozone

can anyone tells me what is the chemical formula about ozone?i know that is O3 but i dont know how it does form.


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ozone is formed by lightning in nature. its why if u ever see an electrical arc, such as taking two wires and putting them close and leting the electricity arc across the gap, you can smell the ozone. its the smell of electricity and electrical fires and shorts (shorts and fires also include the usual burning smells of course) the reaction however im not certain of... i beleive its

O2 + O2 -> O3 + O followed by O2 +O -> O3 so Net 3O2 -> 2O3

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