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UFO turns night into day in Brazil

A flash of light in northern Brazil was so bright that it illuminated the sky, temporarily making the dark night sky as bright as day.

Multi-colored explosion seen in Brazil.

Multi-colored explosion seen in Brazil.

The incident occurred on the night of Wednesday, October 15 in Brazil’s Recife region. At approximately 10:20 p.m., witnesses saw a UFO streaking through the sky. As many as ten traffic cameras captured the event. And these videos show the object exploding with an impressive multi-colored light show, filling the sky with blue, pink, purple and red light.

Multi-colored explosion seen in Brazil.

Multi-colored explosion seen in Brazil.

Perplexed and worried witnesses posted photos to social media looking for answers to explain what they had seen. “The flash lasted about five seconds with intense light coming from the object. It was beautiful!” one witness posted to the Recife Astronomy Society Facebook page. “A flaming ball broke apart as it fell towards the ground.”

Although the intense explosions of color shown on some of the videos strongly resemble an exploding electrical transformer, experts from the Recife Astronomy Society believe the spectacular light show was caused by “a meteor falling from a meteor shower,” according to the Mirror.

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4 comments

  1. avatar

    Very good!

  2. avatar

    It’s called a transformer exploding.

    It makes blue and red/yellow colors when it does until the power is cut off.

    Sorry, not a UFO.

  3. avatar

    So if they identified the meteor, then why are you misleading the reader into thinking it’s a report of a UFO?

  4. avatar
    ThePeopleWhoKnowNothing

    I know nothing!

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