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Submission + - What is that red light in the sky? ( 2

Mr. Underbridge writes: OK, slashdot — there are a number of us who are interested in the happenings of the night sky at around 9:00 EDT. So with much of the eastern continental US observing a strange red/pink light in the night sky, what is it? It sort of resembles an aurora borealis — but not. It's also visible at least as far south as Georgia.
The link is useful for the comments section — read after about 9 EDT.
So, denizens of slashdot — what are we seeing here? Aliens? Aurora? Meteor fragments? Other?

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