Did you see the bright light flying through the sky over Central New York? What the heck was it?

Several people took to social media to find out what that light that streaked over our heads on Saturday, September 24 happened to be. There were lots of guesses. Everything from a comet to something from out of this world.

Linda VanDuesen captured the white light in Cold Brook. "We saw it while sitting around the campfire," she shared on Facebook.

White Light Flies By Dolgeville

Michael Diederichs was able to capture a video of it as it flew over Dolgeville.

Falcon 9

So what was it? The flying object wasn't an alien spaceship as some first thought. It was actually the Falcon 9 rocket that launched in Cape Canaveral, Florida Saturday night. Space X even shared a video of the liftoff on Twitter.

52 Satellites

The Falcon 9 launched into orbit and the trail could be seen all over Central New York. It was carrying 52 Starling satellites that will supply high-speed wifi to people below.

This is actaully the 43rd time SpaceX has done an orbital mission. However, it's the first time it's been so visible in Central New York, a long way away from where it launched in Florida.

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For each state, we’ve also included details of famous UFO sightings in that state. Of note is that almost three-quarters of all UFO sighting reports in the United States occur between 4 p.m. and midnight, and tend to peak between 9 and 10 p.m. Food for thought next time you're out scoping for alien life. Keep reading to see which states have had the most UFO sightings.

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Over the last few years, the discussion of UFOs certainly become a less taboo and more mainstream topic. Even government officials seem to be acknowledging sightings more frequently. Throw in ghost sightings, and there is just a lot of crazy stuff we just cannot explain. It turns out, the state of New York is a hotbed for these "supernatural" sightings. Since these sightings have been recorded, these are the 10 New York cities with the most supernatural occurrences according to Great Lakes Stakes. Including 2 in the Capital Region!

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