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Occurred : 12/6/2013 20:00 (Entered as : 12/06/2013 20:00)
Reported: 12/7/2013 12:07:11 PM 12:07
Posted: 12/12/2013
Location: Salt Lake City, UT
Shape: Light
Duration:1 minute
5 orange-gold lights ascend and disappear

My boyfriend and I both witnessed three balls of light orange-gold in color appear in the sky to the east of our house in downtown Salt Lake City. They were in a triangle formation. They hung in one spot for a few seconds, so we thought they were helicopters. The U hospital is in that direction so it seemed logical. Then the lights began to ascend straight upward. Two more lights of the same color appeared below the first three. For a few seconds the five lights glowed together. We watched in wonder trying to figure this out. The original three soon ascended more and one-by-one became more faint until they disappeared. My boyfriend lost interest, but I stepped outside to observe the other two. Like the first three, they too ascended and disappeared. There was no sound.