UFO Sightings Spike— After US Rocket Goes Up
Falcon 9 launch sets off false alarms
By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted Jun 5, 2010 10:17 AM CDT
The SpaceX Falcon 9 test rocket lifts off from Cape Canaveral Friday.   (AP Photo/John Raoux)

(Newser) – Darn those scientific explanations. UFO sightings were reported around the world yesterday, including three big cities in Australia, as the Melbourne Herald Sun notes. A party pooper at the Sydney Observatory would like to remind everyone that the the Falcon 9 rocket launched from the US yesterday. ''It's just gone around the world and everyone has seen it adjusting or still ascending into its orbit,'' he tells the Age.