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What has caused dots and lines?

Hi been meaning to post this image for a while as it has been bugging me. It was taken using EM1 MK1 and 12-40 over 10 seconds.
Please can someone advise what is causing the white and red dots in the image and the lines, which join them. I've never experienced this in an image before and it has worried me slightly. Its not a firework BTW.

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Re: What has caused dots and lines?

Is it an aircraft by any chance? (Landing lights flashing red and white)

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Is it an aircraft by any chance? (Landing lights flashing red and white)

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I was thinking that too.
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Re: What has caused dots and lines?

Wow that was a quick response thanks I'm not sure here is another with a similar pattern to the right. Ignore the the actual composition as this happened when I was testing the light before fireworks began.


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Re: What has caused dots and lines?

It's aliens from the planet Zarg.
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Re: What has caused dots and lines?

Looks like those aliens were flying a plane to me
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Re: What has caused dots and lines?

Thanks for the responses everyone it makes sense.
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Re: What has caused dots and lines?

Absolutely a plane. Sometimes fun to go onto Flight Radar 24 to see what was going over.

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Looks like those aliens were flying a plane to me
I suspect it was Lrrr of the planet Omicron Persei 8.
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