Twilight stalker. The traveler filmed a ghost in the fog: and there is a scientific explanation for this (video)
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Traveler Chris Randall filmed his first encounter with the Brocken Ghost.
A video has surfaced online showing a ghostly shadow in the fog that haunted him during his journey – the footage shows a silhouette that appears to be accompanies the author of the video, writes Futurism.
“It's creepy to see this out of the corner of my eye,” that's how the author of the video commented on what he saw. Traveler Chris Randall photographed a ghostly figure in the fog during one of his trips. During the shooting, he noticed a certain shadow, which, as it were, accompanied him on this journey. The author of the video notes that he experienced an eerie feeling that someone is chasing him in the fog.
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Netizens rightly commented that the travel video looked more like footage from a 1950s sci-fi movie than a video taken with a phone camera in 2022.
However, the solution turned out to be much more prosaic. According to Randel himself, he apparently captured his first encounter with the Brocken Ghost, an eerie optical illusion that occurs on foggy days.
The Brocken Ghost occurs when the Sun casts a shadow of a person, or , for example, an airplane, on the fog, and forms a certain silhouette. This silhouette can be enlarged, as well as wrapped in an iridescent halo.
The optical illusion was named after the German ridge, where it was first noticed and described by the scientist Johann Silberschlag back in the 18th century. Phantom shadows are found in various foggy places and go by different names from the Big Gray Man in Scotland to the Buddha Light in China. easy to capture while hiking in wet foggy area. As a result, travelers make amazing and creepy videos that immediately go viral.