'Strange lights above Canberra' video creator admits it's fake, apologises for viral hoax

By Clare Colley
Updated April 24 2018 - 9:28pm, first published January 10 2016 - 1:58pm

The person who uploaded footage of "strange lights" over the Canberra sky that fooled even astronomers and meteorologists has admitted the video was fake and apologised for unintentionally wasting viewers' time.

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