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What Is a Bright Streak of Light in the Sky?

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A bright streak of light in the sky is usually caused by a meteor as it burns up upon entering the earth's atmosphere. Depending on the size of a meteoroid, it will burn brighter for longer or for a short while if it's a larger or a small one respectively.
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Bright lights in the sky can be caused by many things. For example, there are communication satellites in the sky and they have reflectors, when the satellite is turning, they reflect the sun's light only for a few seconds on a particular spot. This is the most common cause of lights in the sky.
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It's simply dust and ice particles being heated - by friction, as the meteorite travels through the Earth's atmosphere.
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It was the contrail of a jet aircraft.
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