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UER Forum > UE Encyclopedia > Orb (Viewed 5362 times)
Entry: Orb
originally posted by Avatar-X

[last edit 11/24/2006 7:56 PM by Captain Obvious - edited 2 times]

Orbs are often seen in photographs. They appear as fuzzy light-colored blotches. What they truly are is up to debate.

Some people with interest in the supernatural, claim these orbs to be evidence of spirits or ghosts, and thus a haunted location.

The scientific view is that orbs are often dust particles, floating near the camera lens. They are illuminated by the flash or sunlight, and appear as a circular orb due to the fact that the camera is out of focus with the dust. Moisture in the air is another common cause of orbs.

Supporters of both theories will generally stick to their respective beliefs while discounting the others...
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