The Internet Now Sees A 'Stars Wars' Ship On Mars

"The black object looks like a crashed UFO."

An object that looks like a Star Destroyer from "Star Wars" wasn't found in a galaxy far far away.

It was sighted on the planet next door.

The Internet is now buzzing that an item photographed by NASA's Mars Curiosity Rover resembles the aircraft from George Lucas' space series. The dark pointy formation contrasts with the surface around it.


"I found this anomaly in the latest Curiosity Rover photo," Scott C. Waring wrote on UFO Sightings Daily. "The black object looks like a crashed UFO. The craft is only about 2.5-3 meters across, so it probably only held a few passengers."

NASA noted the shape's similarity to the movie spacecraft, "though the fictional vessels were some 500 times larger than the object found on Mars."

Here's a Star Destroyer for comparison's sake:

Star Wars - Opening Scene

The "discoveries" keep coming. Word recently spread of a lizard in one of the photos, on top of sightings that include a "small artillery cannon" and "space boobs."

"For making serious claims based on interpretation of the images, there's a tried-and-true process that involves submitting papers to research journals for review, rather than posting blogs," Jet Propulsion Laboratory spokesman Guy Webster told The Huffington Post.

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