UPDATE: The US navy has confirmed that it examined a submarine-launched missile within the space the place an unidentified gentle within the sky was reported.
The previous adage amongst many scientists and observers that it’s by no means aliens appears to carry true for an additional day. An alien ship of some kind noticed off the coast of Florida seems to have a totally earthly clarification.
The brilliant gentle within the daytime sky was seen and recorded alongside the Atlantic coast Tuesday:
The sightings prompted many on social media to marvel if NASA or SpaceX had carried out some form of unannounced launch, or — naturally — if some form of alien invasion was imminent.
The actuality appears to be of a extra mundane and navy nature. As veteran Dutch satellite tv for pc and launch tracker Marco Langbroek reported earlier than the sightings, on Monday, a maritime navigational warning issued appeared to level in direction of the deliberate take a look at launch of Trident-II submarine launched ballistic missile within the Atlantic on Feb. 9.
The Navy later confirmed to Fox News that it was certainly liable for the spectacle within the sky.
“Information relating to the take a look at launch of Trident II (D5) missiles is assessed earlier than the launch,” the navy department said.
It additionally seems it received’t be the final we see of those odd lights within the sky. The identical warnings point out that one other take a look at is about to occur this Sunday.
What an odd solution to have fun Valentine’s Day…