|Occurred : 3/20/2016 11:45 (Entered as : 03/20/16 11:45)
Reported: 3/20/2016 8:55:02 PM 20:55
Location: Denver, CO
|Two white cigar shaped UFO's stop and hover over I-25 in Denver, then change to an amber color and disappear.
My wife and I were driving northbound on I-25 from Colorado Springs to Denver. The sighting happened somewhere between CO 470 and Yale Avenue. We had seen several commercial aircraft flying at low altitudes over the interstate coming from DIA before the sighting. We then saw two flat, white discs or cigar shaped objects. We were looking at them edge on, they were definitely not saucer or dome shaped. The objects were moving at approximately the same altitude and speed relative to the other commercial airliners.
The two objects caught our attention because they seemed to move similar to the aircraft previously seen, but didn't have wings and appeared at least twice the size of the commercial airliners. In comparison with the Sun, they would have fit almost perfectly into the radius of the Sun's circle, with perhaps some overlap for the object closest to us (further south). They looked like thin, bring white lines across the deep blue sky. Today was a beautiful sunny day, so their bright white color against the deep blue back drop was very easily seen.
I estimated they were a good 5 to 10 miles ahead of us, looking due North. Of course, I'm not a good judge of aerial distances, but I use the other commercial aircraft in the area as my point of reference for this estimation. One of the objects was obviously closer to us (further south) while the second appeared smaller and seemed to be few miles further North than the first object closest to us.
They appeared to move from an E to a NW direction, similar to the commercial aircraft coming out of DIA over downtown Denver headed west over the mountains. Then, they suddenly stopped over I-25 or perhaps just west of I-25.
At this point we were looking at them NNW of our viewpoint on I-25N. The two objects then hovered for about 30 seconds max (possibly less) and then began to turn a reddish orange color, slowly becoming more and more transparent with the blue sky - and then poof! They disappeared!
This all happened in less than a minute and we were traveling at 80 mph. So unfortunately, we didn't get a photo or video of the event. However, it did shake up my wife and was very unsettling to her. She has not been one to believe in UFO's and when I tried to talk to her about it afterward, she was very uncomfortable and didn't want to discuss it. I know what I saw and this was something very "unidentifiable."
If anyone else on I-25 at this same time headed northbound along side us looked up in the sky to the North-Northwest, they would have seen the same thing. I would imagine anyone in those commercial aircraft headed west out of DIA would have also seen this.