Unknown object lights up Calgary's sky
March 31, 2009 9:35 AMComments (16)
Calgarians up in the early morning hours Tuesday say they saw an unknown, bright object fly across the city's sky.
The object appeared at around 6:30 a.m., according to witnesses reports. One account said the object was travelling roughly in a north-to-south direction east of the downtown core.
It is unclear at this point what the object was.
A Calgary police duty inspector said at about 7:44 a.m. that his department has not received any calls on the object.
One witness, Donna Thompson, described what she saw as "a meteor breaking up" in an e-mail sent to the Herald.
Thompson, who said she was driving on Highway 2 southbound between Olds and Calgary, said she saw the object at about 6:33 a.m. east of the highway. The flash lasted for about two seconds, Thompson said in her e-mail, before dispersing "like fireworks going off."
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