SpaceX's 'Space Jellyfish' launch phenomenon inspires breathtaking photos, videos
Early risers in Florida were treated to a gorgeous phenomenon in the sky. The launch of a Falcon 9 rocket from Kennedy Space Center interacted with the early morning air to create a "space jellyfish."
That's the name given to the colorful trail of light created when sunlight reflects off the exhaust of rocketship, creating long trails and halos that leave a lingering image similar to a marine jelly. The launch's timing before sunrise threw the "jellyfish" effect into stark contrast in the still-dark sky.
Plenty of people took out their phones to record the strange and lovely sight. We've collected a few of our favorite views below.
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