It doesn’t take much to convince people that they’ve seen an experimental missile or a UFO. A funny-looking cloud or an exceptionally bright planet will usually do the trick.
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A spiraling ball of light spotted in the night sky above the Middle East Thursday evening was probably a ballistic missile being tested by the Russian military, rather than a visitor from outer space.
The glowing light’s smoky, swirling descent was witnessed by people in Israel, Lebanon, Armenia, Turkey, Cyprus, Jordan and other Middle Eastern countries, and footage of the event quickly appeared on YouTube.
via Spiral ‘UFO’ Was Probably a Russian Missile | UFO Sightings | LifesLittleMysteries.com.