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UFO Sightings Flood Social Media After Mysterious Lights Streak Across Sky

Spiral UFO Sightings Baffle Across US and Europe, People Seek Answers
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Footage of the strange object quickly went viral online.

May 7 2024, Published 9:23 a.m. ET

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Reports of a mysterious flying object traversing the skies recently ignited curiosity and concern from the southwestern United States to Northern and Eastern Europe.

Footage flooded social media platforms showed an unidentified entity spiraling across the sky.

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One frantic user described an encounter with the object on X, describing a blurry white light moving horizontally before abruptly ascending and vanishing.

Additional accounts also surfaced in other locations in the United States, including Southern California and Arizona.

In Los Angeles, one resident captured the anomaly hovering in clear skies, while in Arizona, a witness detailed spotting an orange light enveloped in mist against the backdrop of a clear night sky.

Despite attempts to capture the object on camera, many noted videos and photos failed to depict exactly what they saw.

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As reports of the phenomenon also flooded in from across the globe, some hypothesized that the sightings were SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launches, which occurred both on the East and West coasts.

Never miss a story — sign up for the Front Page Detectives newsletter. Be on the scene the moment news breaks. confirmed the launches from Vandenberg Space Force Base in California and Cape Canaveral in Florida. Alpha Centauri, a Ukrainian space enthusiast group, also corroborated sightings of the Falcon 9 trail over certain regions.

A study from last year highlighted a surge in UFO reports coinciding with SpaceX rocket launches.


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