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YouTube: Rocket Launch UFO

There seems to be no end to the power of YouTube, which was evident a couple of days ago when a bright spiraling light appeared in the skies across Australia. The funny thing though was the fact that there was a rocket launch in Cape Canaveral, and it was that rocket that witnesses saw and not a UFO — sorry people.

If you look at the YouTube video below you will be forgiven for thinking that it was a UFO, with AFP saying that its center looked brighter than a star. The light lasted for 3 minutes and 48 seconds, all of which was caught on camera. It did not take long for the frenzy to start and had spread across the Internet and the world in minutes.

It was because the object was traveling both low and fast that onlookers were confused and had assumed that it was a visitor from outer space. Astronomer Andrew Jacob believes that what we were seeing was the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket that was launched by NASA on Friday.

Sometimes rockets tumble or spiral, which is what creates this affect caught here on video. Did you see this so-called UFO? What did you think it was?

Written by Peter Chubb

Peter has been writing on Product-Reviews since 2007 and in that time much has changed for him, like his hair having more grey than brown now. He loves gadgets and cars, and gets excited when big events come up, such as CES and the big auto shows.

Contact Peter Chubb: peter@product-reviews.net

He started out working in a factory and dreamed of the day when he could become his own boss; That happened back in 2002 and he has never looked back since. Things have changed so much on the Internet in that time, but he has adapted well.

Contact Peter Chubb: peter@product-reviews.net

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