In the past few months I have had a steady stream of photos sent in to MUFON of Tennessee. People are excited and feel that they have really captured a UFO. Unfortunately, often, what they have captured is a Lens Flare. This is a digital artifact of photographing a bright object such as a bright light, the sun or even a bright moon. A good way to judge, at least initially, is to determine if the object could be seen with the naked eye. If not, It is highly likely that you have captured a Lens Flare. Here are a few examples….