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Occurred : 1/4/2016 07:05 (Entered as : 01/04/16 7:00)
Reported: 1/6/2016 8:48:45 AM 08:48
Posted: 1/8/2016
Location: Des Moines, IA
Shape: Formation
Duration:<5 seconds
6 bright orange lights in 2 vertical lines of 3.

Monday, January 4, 7:05 AM – Des Moines, IA.

I was stopped at a traffic light in the north-central area of Des Moines on the way to work, when I noticed a total of (6) bright orange lights in the sky to the south-west. They were in (2) vertical lines of (3) and resembled the number six when rolled on a domino.

In less than (5) seconds after I first noticed them, and before the light turned green, they all took off at the same time in different directions and vanished almost immediately.

I have no idea how high up in the air they were because it happened so fast but the lights were pretty small and they visually seemed to be pretty high.

I have never seen anything like this, and so I have obviously never reported anything like this, either.