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UFO reportedly seen in Park Rapids on Friday night may be a Jupiter sighting

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PARK RAPIDS - Some Park Rapids residents claim to have seen a UFO Friday night south of the city.

But it might be an explainable phenomenon, a Hubbard County amateur astronomer believes.


The residents said it appeared as a bright yellow-orange ball that flitted briefly in the sky and seemed to become brighter as if someone had turned on a light switch. One woman said there appeared to be aircraft following or tracking it. She thought she saw a flaming tail emanating from it.

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