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Offbeat Mystery object spotted over Washington state island, military denies missile launch

08:35  12 june  2018
08:35  12 june  2018 Source:   foxnews.com

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A mysterious object was spotted by a local photographer over the skies of Whibey Island early Sunday morning, leading to lots of speculation and questions, but no solid answers. There are no missile launch capabilities on the Navy base at Whidbey Island .

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a sky view looking up at the camera: A mysterious object was seen off the coast of a Washington state island last weekend. The military denies it was a missile launch. © Provided by Fox News A mysterious object was seen off the coast of a Washington state island last weekend. The military denies it was a missile launch.

A weather camera on an island in Washington state on Sunday captured a mystery object that appears to some to be a missile in ascent, Q13Fox.com reported.

The object was spotted at 3:56 a.m. over Whidbey Island, where there is a naval air station. But a spokesman from NAS Whidbey Island said there are no missile capabilities at the base.

"There's a lot of speculation around here,” Tom Mills, the spokesman, said. "But it's definitely not a missile launch."

A professor of Atmospheric Sciences at the University of Washington speculated that the object looks like a missile.

“I’ve seen a lot of stuff,” Cliff Mass, the professor, said. “But nothing like this.”

There was reportedly an air ambulance helicopter in the vicinity of the northern Kitsap Peninsula that was flying at the same time the shot was taken.

Exclusive: Yemen peace plan sees ceasefire, Houthis abandoning missiles .
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