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Occurred : 5/17/2008 11:20 (Entered as : 05/17/08 11:20)
Reported: 5/22/2008 5:43:06 PM 17:43
Posted: 6/12/2008
Location: Grand Junction, CO
Shape: Formation
Duration:15 min
Four bright objects 11 am over Grand Junction flight path, unexplainable.

I was standing in my backyard late morning, I happened to look up toward the west and there were 4 separate objects that at first appeared to be parachuters, but this was in the air traffic path here in Grand Junction, we are used to seeing many types of aircraft as Grand Junctional Regional Airport is also a military depot.

I watched these objects spin in small circles, they were “floating” and every time they would turn I would see a quick flash of red and then white, super bright. I could not estimate the distance. After a few minutes they floated straight up and stretched out into a straight line ( from north to south) 2 red now appearing to be bright stars facing south , and 2 white facing north disappearing westward. There was no sound.

My best description of these objects is parachuters, but this doesn’t seem probable since they were not decending. I have 10 years Navy experience, and have seen many aircraft, but nothing like this.