Strange lights in sky baffle Arizona town, turn out to be balloons

Strange lights in sky baffle Arizona town, turn out to be balloons

QUEEN CREEK, AZ (Tucson News Now) - Hundreds of strange lights appeared in the sky over Queen Creek on Monday night, Dec. 18.

We now know what they were - balloons.  Over 400 of them in fact, they were released by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints as part of an annual event.

The strange sight resembled the Milky Way and moved as a unit before breaking up, according to those who witnessed it.

Several people online speculated that the lights could be everything from lanterns to UFOs.

Some even suggested that they were military planes.

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