Mysterious alien-like 'spiral' appears in sky - and it's to do with Elon Musk

A strange blue spiral has been caught on camera in the skies above Alaska, leaving space buffs scratching their heads over whether it's extra-terrestrial life.

The simple answer is no, unfortunately.

While the phenomenon may look other-worldly, it was simply excess fuel that had been released from the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket that launched from California about three hours prior.

When released, the fuel freezes and crystallises forming the spiral shape, while the sun is what gives it the colourful glow.

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