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Originally posted by cluckerspud
Lens flare of some sort?
I really see nothing unusual.
Originally posted by FluffChop
I see, top left corner. Does not line up with the lens flare... good find IMO. I however do not know how to blow-up that part of the pic. * center/leftedit on 11-1-2011 by FluffChop because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by misfitofscience
This might help in your quest for truth
Here in Ottawa Ontario canada, we all awoke to these strange crazy lights , almost beams shooting up into the air, they were seen by thousands here, and it was the talk of the town today!
Str beams of Light over Ottawa
Apparently it was nothing more than Ice crystals. "The phenomenon is known as a trumpet pillar, because it often shows up as a tall column that widens at the top, like the mouth of a trumpet. It happens most often in clear, cold air, because that’s when ice crystals form and hang in the air, close to the ground. Under some conditions, ice crystals can also cause us to see a ring around the moon".
Originally posted by havok
I absolutely think this is a disturbance caused by the camera itself.
Not in any way a space phenomenon or oddity.
Maybe something produced from long exposure?
Just my opinion and not a fact.
I've skimmed through thousands of photo's myself and have seen this before.
Without any other photos from the same time frame, I can't compare it though.
It would be nice to see if the photographer has another photo from the same time/place.
Because if it doesn't show up in any other pictures, it's definitely a lens disturbance.
Either way it was worth looking at and for that, I thank you.
Originally posted by enlighten_me
Looks to me like a type of shock wave caught in a cloud or contrail. Could it be a contrail of a jet that just went supersonic? No idea if this even happens, but that's the first thing I thought of when I saw it.
Originally posted by havok
reply to post by amkia
Oh so you are the photographer?
Don't you have another picture to compare it to?
I figured you might of taken a few pictures from the same place.
Because I did notice a few other things while observing the original photo.
I detract my original statement only to say that it could be an atmospheric incident...
Although it's not a perfect circle like the original Norway Spiral.
So you didn't notice it until you uploaded it?
Originally posted by amkia
Yes , I am familiar with ”pillars of light” effects, how ever this spooky image is not ”ice crystal effect” the temperature was C.+2 those effect happen in much lower temperature.