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SpaceX satellites could be visible again Tuesday night

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SANTA BARBARA, Calif. - You may notice some strange lights in the sky again Tuesday night.

People across California reported seeing a stream of lights around 6 p.m. Monday. Some speculated that it was a meteor shower, while others wondered if it was extra terrestrials.

But it turns out, it was a group of several dozen satellites that SpaceX had launched earlier in the day.

60 satellites were launched out of Cape Canaveral, Florida Monday. They're orbiting the globe to provide broadband internet around the world.

Right now they're at a lower orbit, which makes them easy to see from earth. Eventually they're expected to push higher into orbit, so they'll be less visible.

The satellites are expected to make their way over the Central and South Coast once again Tuesday night, just before 6 p.m.

If you see the lights over your area, let us know and share your photos with us by clicking here.

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