VICTOR VALLEY – At about 9:40 p.m. on Wednesday, July 27th Victor Valley News received several inquiries regarding a strange object(s) in the night sky.
Those who witnessed the mysterious object streaking across the sky describe it as a possible meteor with bright flames, flashing lights and a huge dust trail that slowly broke apart.
Other’s who witnessed the unusual occurrence described it as a possible plane or space debris.The Delta Aquarids meteor shower is expected to peak on July 28th and 29th.
According to the National Weather Service, the object in question was not a meteor but rather a piece of “space junk.” Unconfirmed reports are saying it was in fact space junk from first Chang Zheng 7 rocket, launched on June 25th.
People from all over Southern California and as far as Las Vegas, Arizona, and Utah reported seeing it. Did you see it?
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