What the hell is this? This amateur video of a "'UFO-like' object falling to Earth' was captured yesterday morning in the skies above Hobart.
Boring answer: it's an Emirates jet on the way from Dubai to Auckland, and the angle of the video recording makes its trajectory look like a downward angle towards Earth.
Fun answer: it's a meteor, flung towards the planet by bugs from Klendathu. Which means....
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