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While we don't know exactly what it was, we do know that there was another unknown "high-altitude object" that was shot down over Michigan's Lake Huron over the weekend.

Unknown Object Shot Down Over Lake Huron, Michigan

Here's what we do know about the object, according to ABC News,

The object was octagonal in structure, unmanned and traveling at about 20,000 feet. There is no indication of surveillance capabilities, but the administration cannot rule that out.

The object was shot down at 2:42 pm on Sunday, February 12th. This unknown object is the third of its kind to be shot down this week and the fourth overall in recent days. Keep in mind that Sunday's object is different from the Chinese balloon that was spotted in the sky late last month.

Why are We Seeing So Many Unknown Objects in the Sky?

Since the Chinese spy balloon was spotted late in January, Homeland Defense and Hemispheric Affairs has been paying even more attention to our airspace, "which may at least partly explain the increase in objects that we've detected over the past week".

Whatever these objects are, citizens and government personnel are very interested in identifying what they could be. At this moment, Homeland Defense and Hemispheric Affairs assistant secretary, Melissa Dalton, says "the most recent objects do not pose a kinetic military threat, but their paths in proximity to sensitive DOD sites and the altitudes that they were flying could be a hazard to civilian aviation and thus raised concerns."

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