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See the mysterious spiral over Hawaii observatory

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what was this mysterious spiral Subaru Asahi Star Camera Taken January 18, 2023 at Mauna Kea, Hawaii? It was likely the new SpaceX satellite that launched earlier that day.via image National Astronomical Observatory of Japan upon twitter.

When you observe the sky, you never know what you will see.For astronomers using Subaru Asahi Star Camera At the Mauna Kea Observatory in Hawaii on January 18, 2023, they saw something very unusual. A mysterious spiral formed and disappeared over the course of about 30 minutes. The spiral is most likely from a SpaceX satellite that launched earlier in the day.

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Mysterious spiral from SpaceX launch

At 7:24 AM EST on January 18, 2023, SpaceX will GPS III spacecraft 06 Mission from Space Force Station Cape Canaveral, Florida. Subaru astronomers said they believe the vortex caught on camera is related to a maneuver that puts the satellite into intermediate Earth orbit.

A video taken by the Subaru Telescope has been released. The video caption explains:

The first was a small dot in the left center of the view. Next, we emitted an arcuate feature. It got a little bigger… a bright spot appeared on the blob, then it grew in a spiral…

You can watch the video below for yourself.

Other spirals in the sky

In fact, this isn’t the first time people have looked up at the sky and spotted a mysterious whirlpool. In 2009, an experimental rocket test over Norway triggered a number of UFO reports. For more information on the incident, NBC News.

Conclusion: Astronomers using the Subaru Asahi Star camera on Mauna Kea, Hawaii, have captured a mysterious swirl in the night sky. The spiral was probably related to his SpaceX launch earlier in the day.

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