SpaceX satellite launch visible off the Outer Banks

Photo of the SpaceX launch seen along the Outer Banks on Jan. 6, 2020. [Photo by Art Kunz]

That wasn’t a meteor or fireball you saw over the ocean tonight, it was the SpaceX launch of 60 Starlink satellites from Cape Canaveral, Florida.

The company’s Falcon 9 rocket lifted off from the Cape Canaveral Air Force station at 9:19 p.m.

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