A strange phenomenon in Norway

A spiral-shaped UFO was spotted over Norway, causing widespread confusion and speculation. After some investigation, it was revealed that the spiral was actually caused by a malfunctioning Russian missile. The missile was part of an upgrade project for the Russian military, but it seems they may need to go back to the drawing board. Despite the explanation, the image of the spiral in the sky is still mesmerizing and almost looks like something out of a sci-fi movie.
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Please have a look:
http://www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage/news/2764647/Spiral-UFO-puts-Norway-in-a-spin.html

It's strange isn't it? Anyone have an explanation?

Could it be man made?
 
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Apparently it was caused by a rocket which manfunctioned, going into a spiral. Effectively it's a spiral shaped contrail. It does however look very very cool. I saw a youtube video of it and especially liked the part where the trail starts to disperse. It looks almost exactly like the way sci-fi portrays a wormhole opening up.
 
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More specifically, it was the third stage of a Russian missile that malfunctioned. They're trying to upgrade their missile fleet, and frankly aren't doing a great job. Does look really cool though :)


http://news.yahoo.com/s/afp/20091210/sc_afp/russianorwaymilitarymissile
 
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Daylight photo of what probably happened?

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Borg said:
Daylight photo of what probably happened?

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This has to be the strangest thing I have ever seen in the sky.
 

Related to A strange phenomenon in Norway

What is the strange phenomenon in Norway?

The strange phenomenon in Norway is a series of unexplained light sightings in the sky that have been reported since the 16th century. It is commonly referred to as the "Norwegian Lights" or "Norwegian Spiral".

What causes the strange phenomenon in Norway?

The exact cause of the strange phenomenon in Norway is unknown. Some theories suggest that it could be caused by natural occurrences such as meteor showers or the Northern Lights, while others believe it could be the result of man-made events such as rocket launches or military exercises.

When and where can the strange phenomenon in Norway be seen?

The strange phenomenon in Norway has been reported in various locations throughout Norway, with the most recent sighting occurring in 2009. The exact timing and location of the sightings are unpredictable and can vary greatly.

Have there been any scientific studies conducted on the strange phenomenon in Norway?

Yes, there have been several scientific studies conducted on the strange phenomenon in Norway. However, due to the unpredictable nature of the sightings, it has been difficult for scientists to gather enough data to come to a definitive conclusion about its cause.

What is the significance of the strange phenomenon in Norway?

The strange phenomenon in Norway has garnered international attention and has sparked curiosity and discussions about its cause. It has also been the subject of various conspiracy theories, adding to its intrigue and significance.

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