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Across the South West

Last night (22/5) social media was abuzz after footage surfaced of space like debris travelling back into the earth's atmosphere.

It lasted for a good 20-30 seconds and left many people across the South West questioning what it actually was.

It has been confirmed it definitely was NOT a shooting star, or a meteor, but a rocket returning to Earth

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As it turns out it was a late-stage Russian rocket that put up a satellite in the late afternoon and it was the spent rocket stage that re-entered the atmosphere.

You can check the footage out on a previous post on our Facebook page.

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