Bay Area residents report mysterious light streak across sky

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Many took to Twitter to report a large streaking object in the sky across the Western United States Wednesday night. (Photo submitted to KGO-TV by @mholt6/Twitter)

Many took to Twitter to report they saw a large streaking object in the sky across the Western United States Wednesday night, including areas in San Diego, Nevada, Utah and Idaho.

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Livermore resident Bryan Fagundes said he was outside with his friends when he saw the bright light moving fairly slowly across the sky. "From the west sky we saw this shooting star coming across from the east, you figure it will last four seconds, I thought about making a wish, but then it kept going. One of the neatest things I've seen in a while," he said.
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So far, there is no definitive answer whether it's a meteor.

The National Weather Service in Salt Lake City said it's not a meteor, but rather a piece of space junk.

Vandenberg Air Force Base officials down in Santa Barbara County told ABC7 News it was not something they launched.

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