HONOLULU (KHON2) — On Wednesday, Jan. 18, a strange light was seen in Hawaiʻi’s night sky.

The blue spiral was captured by the Subaru Telescope that is on Mauna Kea.

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The National Astronomical Observatory of Japan, which owns the telescope, said the blue spiral was a navigation satellite that was launched by SpaceX.

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The global-positioning satellite was launched into space on Wednesday, Jan. 18 for the United State Space Force.