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Montrealers Saw A Weird Silver Streak In The Sky But Don't Worry, It Wasn't Aliens (VIDEO)

Though ancient astronaut theorists might say otherwise.
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'UFO Over Montreal' Was Actually SpaceX Starlink Satellite

If you looked up at the sky last night, you might've seen a large silver streak floating over the city. Was it a UFO over Montreal

Montrealers definitely have questions, but the answer might be a little more terrestrial than you might think. 

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Narcity Québec reports that the streak was actually a Starlink satellite. The satellites were highly visible above Montreal after 9 p.m. on May 26, according to the Starlink tracker.

Starlink, created by Elon Musk's SpaceX company, is a fleet of satellites intended to provide "high-speed, low latency broadband internet" to the world.

People might be shocked to see satellites so close to Earth, but this is by design.

According to Starlink's website, "Starlink satellites are over 60 times closer to Earth than traditional satellites, resulting in lower latency and the ability to support services typically not possible with traditional satellite internet."

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