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Saturday night’s mystery light not a UFO

People in Los Angeles and various states in the U.S. West saw the mysterious light. It was confirmed as a Naval missile test off the California coast.

Mysterious light sailing across the sky on Saturday night, widely seen across the U.S. West.  This image is a still from a video (profanity alert!)

Mysterious light sailing across the sky on Saturday night, widely seen across the U.S. West. This image is a still from a video (profanity alert).

Witnesses from Southern California to Reno, Nevada reportedly “went into a tizzy” when they spotted a bright, blue-green, mysterious, long-lasting light in the sky on Saturday evening (November 7, 2015).

The light reportedly movied from south to north over a period of five minutes or more. Many saw it, as it sailed across the sky around 6 p.m. PST (8 p.m. CST). Translate to your time zone.

Later, the light was found to be an unarmed Trident missile test-fired by the U.S. Navy, from a submarine off the coast of Southern California.

A Navy spokesman, Cmdr. Ryan Perry, told The San Diego Union-Tribune that the Navy Strategic Systems Programs conducted the missile test at sea Saturday from the USS Kentucky, a ballistic missile vessel.

And local TV station KLTA reported that

Light seen in OC sky was confirmed through JWA tower to be a Naval test fire off the coast.

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Here's your mystery light source: a test of a Trident SLBM from a US NAVY submarine off Point Magu, near Vandenberg AFB. Pictured is a Trident II (D-5) missile underwater launch. Gee ... I feel so much better.

Here’s your mystery light source: It was a test of a Trident SLBM from a U.S. Navy submarine off Point Magu, California, near Vandenberg AFB. Pictured is a Trident II (D-5) missile underwater launch.
Image via DailyMail

Bottom line: The mysterious light was seen over Los Angeles and in various western states on Saturday night – November 7, 2015 – was confirmed to be an unarmed Naval test fire off the California coast.

Deborah Byrd

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