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Maybe mundane ... but maybe not and either way it looks like something I saw melt into a floor with my own eyes in a "haunted house."
reply to post by Chamberf=6
I'm not trying to prove it is anything to be honest, just replying honestly
Check my signature, I'm as sceptical as they come
Again tho, the room is on the 3rd floor of a city building in a VERY busy main road, which I doubt sees more than 30 seconds without a car on it, even during the early hours of the morning.
If it were lights being shined in and reflected off something shiny, we'd surely see these every few seconds? The camera has been set up for over a week and this is the first time the motion sensor has kicked in and sent us back an image.
I'm not trying to convince anyone, I'm just telling it like it is and can't wait to see if we get more!
edit on 19-2-2014 by Beavers because: (no reason given)
Guys if this is convincing evidence then i see no merit in this phenomenon. It is a flash of light, even if it isnt lense flare there are many more down to earth explanations it can be. Dont ever jump right to paranormal. Keep an open mind but dont let your brains fall out.
I don't mean to be a buzz-kill here, but that looks very clearly to me like glare from a light passing into the field of view. If I were to bet, a car drove by and the light from the headlights shown through the window to create this effect.
Motion detection is simply looking for a change in light, hence my explanation. The blur on the light is indicative of the light coming into the frame quickly, as would happen as a car's headlights point directly into the window while turning.
If I see the window correctly, it looks to be on the same horizontal plane as the light smear, which means, really any light source could explain this; Lightning could also be a good explanation.
I spent 12 years as an integration systems specialist and Ive worked for DoD and several private companies and have been part of many professional investigations into this kind of stuff.
What I see there looks like a reflection of a helicopter search light. You can clearly see the circular nature of the light source off the reflection from the wall, the blurring likely comes from inadequacy in back lighting. The light would have needed to be focused for at least a few seconds to be able to make a change in the background ambient temperature to trip the PIR. Meaning that it was not jsut a passing by but a search light that would have been focused on a target for at least a few seconds.
The only thing I see here that makes me go, WOW what is that.... is the fact the light sources is all "bendy" it is not a soild sharp line I don't have any past experience to draw on to account for that.