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DropTopEWop

Parachutists with flares maybe? Idk


dahindenburg

This is the correct answer. It’s a night skydiving demo jump with pyrotechnics. The third flashing light is possibly the jump plane or another airplane or helicopter in the distance.


timshel_life

Weird way to say aliens, but ok


DropTopEWop

Aliens.


IllAcanthopterygii19

Normal way to say aliens but ok


Ataraxia4Me

It was surprisingly big and bright. I dunno…


sixgunmaniac

Flares are designed to be seen at great distances and in pitch black, that's very useful for deploying and avoiding hitting your jump mates.


Hobo_Helper_hot

JFK Jr's shuttle craft on it's way to Dallas?


donknoch

Well played


Ataraxia4Me

SOLVED: 100% alien piloted, swamp gas fueled, fighter pilot jets deploying paratroopers with flares.


haikufive

Right. Just a typical Friday night in the valley. 😆


Likeseveryone1

They were paragliders. We live in chandler and they were right above us.


curly_cueXX

FALSE…. How did it not catch on fire?


2mustange

No one used Ember on them


autisticshitshow

Something Something about jet fuel and steel


azsheepdog

Dont let the news stations get ahold of this footage, they will talk about it like the phoenix lights for the next 20 years.


Important-Owl1661

I was taking off from Sky Harbor the night of the Phoenix Lights they were nothing more than a series of planes headed in the same direction that were reflecting the Sun as it set over the horizon I watched them for a while and thought it was kind of cool, little did I know it would be such a big deal the next day in the San Jose paper


ReallyMissSleeping

Kurt Russell has a different version from that night [Kurt Russell - Phoenix Lights](https://youtu.be/RVffyAF3wz8) Skip to 1:25 mark.


GRF999999999

Not even gonna click, just gonna assume: cocaine.


SomeOtherOrder

*aliens*


puretoxcicty

Yes


curly_cueXX

I saw it.. it was as over south mountain around Ahwatukee… I do believe that’s a no jumping zone?


brighteyes_bc

I’ve seen paragliders there a lot recently so idk


curly_cueXX

I believe Goku over paraglide


puretoxcicty

ONGGGGGG


AeoVonKaxxis

Its going on now?


Ataraxia4Me

Happened at 6:54pm


JeffreyElonSkilling

I saw the same thing at the same time. Thought it was strange and figured it was probably aliens.


princeofcringe

Strange yet very positive vibes tonight, could be anything 👀


throwaway1123474

This is trippy, I want to say aliens but I agree with the other poster, probably flares of some kind


combuchan

I think after inspecting Phoenix the aliens are just as confused as the rest of everyone else. I'd have probably fucked off too.


yavapaikid

I saw something that looked exactly like this 10 years ago, it was on the 4th of July and I went home to see what everybody was going to do. No one was home so I was like “shit now what am I gonna do?” I look over towards Thompson peak/fountain hills area and I see a plane flying by, the. All of a sudden I see 5 of these lights drop. The first thing I think is “wow the plane is dropping flares for 4th or July, that’s cool I guess” then All of a sudden they start to spiral and go up then dip back down. Now I start to think “cool, guys with parachutes jumped out of the plane with flares, I guess that’s cool?” But when they started to spiral into one another I’m like okay how the fuck did that do that? And also I don’t think anyone suppose to be jumping out of planes above fountain hills. The lights or “flares” whatever the hell it was were going in and out, spiraling in the sky, then they went out in order. Tried to record it with my crappy smartphone back then. But phone cameras back then weren’t like the ones we have now. Cool that you got what I pretty much saw that night.


jorgeeenev

Alien or untold government equipment cuz it’s seems to be in control of itself n no is going to be flying with fire or flairs that’s ridiculous those flames or flairs are far to big to be flying


Brilliant-Ad-2327

ALIENS! 👽🛸


rkalla

Swamp gas


PurpleVein99

...from a weather balloon was trapped in a thermal pocket and reflected the light from Venus. 


tepkiv

aliensaliens


OmegisPrime

I saw it as well in the east southeast from Chandler. I tried to take a video as well, but it wasn’t nearly as good as this. Is there a link to an event with pragliders with flares by chance? Edit: I’m thinking [Taurid meteors ](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taurids)


Ataraxia4Me

That’s what I thought at first, but it seemed way too bright / large? I have no idea.


five707

Yeah, and they are moving way too slow. Meteors are traveling at 30,000-60,000 mph.


I-Eat-Donuts

Where was this? My aunt let off two candle lanterns for a family member who passed recently in chandler somewhat along the 101 around 6:30


Grandmashmeedle

Yeah this looks like Chinese lanterns


puretoxcicty

I dunno, I’ve never seen a Chinese lantern maneuver as such. No Chinese lantern goes left right, down, and up at the same time.


beatvox

Venus and her sister mocking UFOs and paragliders? Also, drones can easily trick people into thinking they are UFOs...technically they are Unidentified Flying Objects :)


Murrabbit

Looks like a pair of lights. Also a plane flying by.


fighter_pil0t

F-35s most likely but might be F-16s. Looked like a late exit.


curly_cueXX

What’s a late exit mean?!


fighter_pil0t

Death by missile. It’s all simulated for training.


VictimaCircumstance

2 fireworks on balloons with their fuses attached together with a cigarette timer.


Hideyagrl

Aliens, that is all


haikufive

My wife woke up at 12:14am and heard a series of three explosions- this seems to be another common Phoenix ‘thing’ that everyone has a different explanation for: *checks notes* Exploding batteries from exploding meth labs which used explosives to clear rocks while underground gas pockets exploded near military tests at Luke AFB which set off car alarms and shook windows in the middle of the night. 😀 Did I miss any?


7Nucleus

Goku?


puretoxcicty

JITT YOU TRIPPIN


BoobaFatt13

Nice, saw this and thought it was drones with sparklers but someone said parachuters or paragliders which matches the movements on their way down even after the sparklers were done you could see a light.


95castles

Im not 100% certain what they are. But their movement was identical to highly experienced paragliders.


dnces

Two drones with sparklers Or maybe get Fife Symington on it...


yolomcbroface

I seen something almost identical several years ago. I was swearing up and down that it was a UFO. Good to know that I'm an idiot. Thanks!


silver-saguaro

I saw this exact thing in Tucson on Friday night.


bakedanarchist

Did anyone else see the same lights tonight?


misagale

Stealth bombers


Overthehills-faraway

Elphaba


itsme32

Satellite


puretoxcicty

THIS DUDEEEEEE


BFalkmk3

Sorry about that I just turned on my


I-Eat-Donuts

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Cheeky_Guy

Weather balloons but on fire


Jfromstatefart

Aliens paragliding!


MFRoyer

Some spiritual anomaly. Wait, I got it. The spirits of the Phoenix.


sunnyinphx

Swamp gas for sure


8764446

Well if you're in Phoenix, the answer is always aliens. Every time. Even if you enter the sky as a human, the second you start doing something weird, you become an alien.


JupiterApolloMosey

Paragliding aliens!


Pseudolectual

Weather balloons for sure