News Alert!!: Lompoc, CA: Bright light seen streaking across the sky was from a SpaceX rocket launch.

News Alert!!: Lompoc, CA: Bright light seen streaking across the sky was from a SpaceX rocket launch.

If you were wondering what was that bright light streaking across the sky at around 5:30pm PT on Friday, December 22nd, 2017, a SpaceX rocket launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base in Lompoc, California.

** Picture from NBC affiliate KNBC Channel 4: **

** Picture from Kate Ogden via NBC affiliate KNBC Channel 4: **

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** Picture from Everett in Laguna Niguel via NBC affiliate KNBC Channel 4: **

** Picture from Greg Schacher in Hemet, California via NBC affiliate KNBC Channel 4: **

** Picture from Sandy Butler in Fontana, California via NBC affiliate KNBC Channel 4: **

People from all across southern California as well as in Arizona reported seeing this bright light streaking across the sky.

According to SpaceX, this is the fourth flight for long-time customer Iridium.

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