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Monday night saw the launch of the Atlas V satellite by NASA in North America, with many turning to the skies to catch a glimpse.
Stargazers in West Norfolk rushed outside, as Atlas V caused an unusual looking light display in the sky, leading some to believe it was a UFO.
The Atlas V, carrying Nasa’s Landsat-9 satellite, launched at about 20:00 BST on Monday.
About two hours later it performed a reversing manoeuvre, releasing clouds of vapour.
One Lynn Resident posted to Facebook saying: “It’s a UFO, I’ve never seen one this large before or moving in this way.”
Another said: “I was staring in awe, I’ve been waiting years to see something like this and my heart was thumping hoping to make contact, I was disappointed when I learned it was just a NASA rocket.”
Another just posted in a UFO forum saying “it’s time.”
John Millward, a resident of Downham, captured a great shot of the rocket as it entered the atmosphere.
He posted the image to social media saying: “The Atlas V rocket entering the atmosphere this evening.”
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