Bizarre Sky Spiral Baffles Norwegians
Light display may have been Russian rocket
By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 10, 2009 3:03 AM CST

(Newser) – A mysterious blue spiral that appeared in the sky over Norway before dawn yesterday has puzzled experts. The spiral appeared in the sky for 2 minutes and was seen—and photographed—by thousands of people, the BBC reports. Scientists speculate it may have been a failed Russian rocket launch.