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He said: 'At first I thought - it is such a radiance of such an unusual form, round in shape. But gradually the ball began to expand, it became clear that this is not some radiance and it became scary'. After the multi-coloured light show was over, photographer Sergey Anisimov went home to find local children as young as five in the yard babbling about 'aliens' and 'the portal to another dimension', he said.
The first explanation for the sight was that a vivid display of the Northern Lights - or Aurora Borealis - was underway. This is why photographers were out watching the sky when the suspected UFO appeared. When the light appeared, missile tests were underway from submarines and aircraft last night, and the exercises included the launch of a super-powerful Topol rocket from Plesetsk cosmodrome, miles north of Moscow.
It was the likely the traces of one of these rockets - capable of carrying nuclear missiles - that caused this extraordinary phenomenon in the night sky, say the Russian media. As photographer Mr Yakovlev accurately guessed: 'It seems I accidentally shot the launch of a secret space rocket from Plesetsk'.
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It was the the trace of this rocket - capable of carrying nuclear missiles - that caused this extraordinary phenomenon in the night sky, say the Russian media. Photographer Alexey Yakovlev accurately guessed: 'It seems I accidentally shot the launch of a secret space rocket from Plesetsk'. The impressive Northern Lights can sometimes be seen by people in high-altitude regions, including Sweden, Iceland and Scotland.
There are two types of auroras - Aurora Borealis the Northern Lights , which means 'dawn of the north', and Aurora Australis, 'dawn of the south. The lights are created when charged particles from the sun enter Earth's atmosphere. Usually the particles are deflected by the Earth's magnetic field, but some enter the atmosphere and collide with gas particles.
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These collisions emit light in many colours, although pale green and pink are common. Nigel Watson, author of the UFO Manual, told MailOnline: 'This looks amazing and it is not surprising the sight of it caused witnesses to think of aliens and the opening of a portal to another dimension. Prince Harry meets landmine victim who famously brought Diana to tears 22 years ago during trip to Angola as she reveals she has named a daughter after the princess. Scroll down for video.
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More top stories. Back to top Home News U. Jet stream changes typically last days, maybe a week, he said. And the short-term forecast calls for more cold air and below-normal temperatures into February, said Matt Mosteiko, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in White Lake Township. Twin polar blasts, two weeks apart, had much of southeast Michigan dumped with its snowiest January on record. Snow forecast for Thursday evening and Friday was expected to push the Detroit area to its snowiest month ever, exceeding the record of A record-setting first wave of subzero temperatures socked Michigan and much of the Eastern U.
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Then a second wallop of frigid northern air over the last week led to Detroit breaking a record Tuesday with a temperature of 10 below. Nome, Alaska, was 48 degrees warmer.
As car batteries failed across the area earlier this week, customers trudged into the Complete Battery Source store in Brighton, Vice President Rob Hohman said. Henderson Towing in Detroit is giving jump-starts and haul-aways to disabled cars at a record rate, as well. The Oakland County Road Commission has used 56, tons of salt to deice roads so far this winter, most of the 70, tons it buys to last through March, spokesman Craig Bryson said.