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In South Routt County Colorado on the evening of 8/29/14 at about 9 pm ish I observed 2 red lights or orbs rapid moving toward me east to west above Green Ridge. Was in the backyard with our dog and have seen many aircraft and look at the sky often being under a flight path to Steamboat Springs and a major path to the West coast with higher flights. (I know what the night sky looks like and what planes, jets and helicopters look like!) The two red lights came over the ridge getting larger and brighter as they got closer. I live on the valley floor and look up a thousand feet and maybe 5 miles away from the ridge line. If you were to imagine a car with brights on moving rapidly closer ( a visual perspective of a car maybe 100 yards away) above the mountain with red instead of white lights on it might provide a image, except the objects were much further away. I called to my wife from the back yard expecting a possible low fly over of something that didn't fit anything I had ever seen. Then the lights got brighter for a instant then separated while descending to the north and south at a slight angle. When they were maybe half way down the ridge the took off rapidly at opposite parallel lines to the valley floor and disappeared. There is a smaller ridge of mountains between my visual and where I saw the lights but am not sure whether they went behind or disappeared. The whole incident took place in 10 to 15 seconds max. I have thought of flares or fire works of which I have seen many but these objects moved much faster with mirrored flight patterns that were not random. The red orange color was like that of a flare but know nothing that could have made the high speed maneuvers I witnessed.
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