U.S. astronaut Scott Kelly posted a photo overlooking South India on Sunday, Nov. 15. The Twitter photo, showing off a spectacular view of the world from above, immediately became viral as science buffs and UFO enthusiasts spotted a glowing, metallic and cigar-shaped object in its upper right portion.
The 51-year-old astronaut is fond of posting photos on his Twitter page to share his view from the International Space Station. Up to date, the photo currently has 5,000 retweets and more than 8,500 likes.
— Scott Kelly (@StationCDRKelly) November 15, 2015
The photo was taken from the southwest direction overseeing the Indian Peninsula. Upon upload, people first noticed the beautiful view of South India until UFO spotters saw an interesting object in the photo.
According to reports, the object is around 25 meters (82 feet) long and 150 to 200 meters (492 to 656 feet) away from the space station.
"When an astronaut tweets a photo of a UFO, you can bet people notice it. Scott Kelly likes to send out photos of the view from the windows of the space station...and they look cool," Scott Waring said in a post. "It looks like Scott was trying to hind at the existence of aliens."
In a YouTube channel, sonofmabarker posted a video which garnered more than 100,000 views. The narrator said that the UFO in the photo has a couple lights on each end and appears to be very large and constructed.
"Scott Kelly, thank you for sending this photo down to us here on Earth," the narrator added.
Yet this is not the first time people saw UFOs on photos or videos uploaded by astronauts or NASA itself. In August, a footage taken by NASA shows a pink and gold object. In a YouTube video posted by user Streetcap1, a bright UFO emerged on the upper part of the footage.
Scott Kelly is on his 237th day in space, and before his service ends in March, he takes advantage of his time in space to post astonishing photos of deserts, oceans, and night views of city lights seen from the ISS. One of his latest photos shows a few clouds hovering over the Bermuda island in the North Atlantic on Nov. 19.
— Scott Kelly (@StationCDRKelly) November 19, 2015