Northern lights’ mysterious “object” explained ?

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On January 2010, Per-Arne Mikalsen took several pictures of a vast aurora erupting over the northern Norwegian town of Andenes. In one of the images he noticed a mysterious green parachute-like object hanging with the main aurora….although more research to be done, it appears that the strange object is certainly the result of a lens flare or an auroral reflection from a satellite (this would be a first time!). The full article can  be read on the Discovery News at: http://news.discovery.com/space/aurora-mystery-solved.html#view-comments

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