Mysterious Jagged Light in California Night Sky Feeds Speculation
Residents of Northern California and people as far away as Nevada and Oregon got an eyeful of what looked like a special effect from a sci-fi movie on Wednesday night. A strange, bright jagged light appeared in the skies above the San Francisco Bay Area.
The speculation came fast, with witnesses wondering if the light was caused by a rocket launch or a UFO. Twitter users rolled out the #UFO hashtag and some outright called it a UFO sighting.
The reality is less exciting. No rockets launched that evening and we have yet to find any scientifically rigorous proof of alien spacecraft visitations. That leaves us with one good explanation: a particularly scenic meteor.
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By Amanda Kosner, cnet
Video: KPIX CBS SF Bay Area