Rocket booster likely caused lights in Hawaii’s night sky

  • This Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020, still image provided by Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope shows what appears to be a rocket booster reentering the earth’s atmosphere. Image was taken from the Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope located atop the summit of Mauna Kea, in Hawaii. (Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope via AP)

HONOLULU — Reports of a cluster of blinking lights traveling across Hawaii’s weekend night sky were likely caused by a rocket booster reentering the planet’s atmosphere, scientists said.