This mysterious object spotted by NASA’s Mars Curiosity Rover will look eerily familiar to millions of Star Wars fans.
A new photo taken by the probe shows a what will look, to many, like a Star Destroyer from the blockbuster film franchise.
The object was spotted by UFO expert Scott C Waring.
He said: “I found this anomaly in the latest Curiosity Rover photo. The black object looks like a crashed UFO.”
Mr Waring said the spacecraft was only about 2.5 to 3 meters across, “so it probably only held a few passengers,” RT reports.
The object has striking similarities in shape to Star Destroyers from Star Wars, which were space warships used primarily by the Empire.
However, the fictional vessels are many times larger than the craft spotted by Mr Waring.
Although it is highly unlikely that the object spotted is a spacecraft of any kind, until this – and other anomalies pictured by the Curiosity Rover – are properly explained.