What is this strange glow that was seen in the sky of France on Thursday evening?

What is this strange glow that was seen in the sky of France on Thursday evening?

Some believe in a UFO. An intense bright spot preceded by a plume in an ascending phase was observed in the sky at the beginning of the night, around 10 pm, Thursday, April 21, in France, according to numerous photos and videos transmitted on social networks. Stunned netizens relayed the same scene, which has been filmed ever since Rubix (north), Le Man (Sarth), srl (Loire Atlantic), Modon (Hauts-de-Seine) or even Lions.

Three days before the second round of the presidential election, internet user her “The Mélenchon Holograms Return to Their Planet”. “I hope they come to get Macron back”joking else.

The origin of this luminous phenomenon is less surprising: It’s a SpaceX missile.President of the French Society for Astronomy and Astrophysics, Eric Lagadec, in the evening. It’s Falcon 9.Then he got the certificate on Friday.

A copy confirmed by the specialized site Frontera area (in Spanish)after this glow was observed in Spain. The second stage of the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket has been spotted in the sky over Madrid, stated. The ‘cloud’ was actually gases emitted by the engine brakes to dislodge the object from orbit.” This separation of orbit of the second stage has the function of causing the launcher to disintegrate in the atmosphere, to prevent it from becoming space junk.

SpaceX launched such a rocket Thursday to put 53 Starlink satellites into orbit, which has been criticized for its light pollution. Take off at 7:51 p.m. Paris time from Florida.

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