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On Google Maps, Lens Flares Look Like UFOs

Wed, October 3, 2012 8:00am

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People in Texas, New Mexico and South Carolina have noticed strange pink shapes in the air on Google Maps Street View. They look just like UFOs in a sci-fi movie. One local TV station in South Carolina had an expert take a look. His conclusion: lens flares.

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