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stella
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Watch out for 'strange lights' in sky at around 22.10 BST this evening, Sep 27.
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Any particular direction Stella?
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Prediction fulfilled.

Not able to give a direction, as at the time of my message, Landsat 9 was still on the launch pad.
However, the launch (at 18.12 U.T.) went according to plan and the resulting phenomenon was the
Centaur rocket performing a de-orbit burn to remove itself from orbit and thus help declutter our
night skies. Marvellously, most of U.K. was clear so I hope you all got a fantastic view.
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Oooooo, I knew I should have checked the forum before heading out. I was concentrating on Nova Cas 2021. Didn't see this.

Best wishes, Jeff.
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Missed it! :(

Nice image on today's spaceweather .com though
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