Google Maps street view often reveal strange or funny sights from around the world.
But sometimes they give an insight into unexplained secrets and mysteries.
And one such image has the internet confused, trying to work out if it reveals the existence of aliens.
A crop circle showing a perfect round sphere with a six point star inside it has been photographed by Google.
The crop circle itself is mysterious enough but it is located by a military base adding even more intrigue
The crop circle itself, found at coordinates 37.401437,-116.86773, is mysterious enough – but it is located by a military base, adding even more intrigue.
Tonopah Test Range, known as Area 52, is located in the Nevada desert.
It is alleged by some to host underground facilities akin to Area 51.
A local Las Vegas television station reported on claims of a nuclear device being used in the area.
Google Maps street view mystery: Crop circle near military site revealed
Google Maps street view: The crop circle is located in the Nevada desert
Area 52 is owned by the United States Department of Energy, and is a restricted military installation.
Crop circles are often thought to be created by aliens – and conspiracy theorists think this crop circle could be linked to unconfirmed goings-on at Tonopah Test Range.
This is not the first time Google Maps street view has seemed to reveal the existence of aliens.
Earlier this year, the company photographed something many believe to be a UFO.
Google Maps street view: The crop circle is near Tonopah Test Range, Nevada
A mysterious shape in the middle of a field has sparked questions.
Situated in Australia at coordinates 30°30’38.44″S 115°22’56.03″E is a large triangle with bright lights evenly placed around it.
The triangle has baffled and excited UFO enthusiasts since it was first discovered in 2007.
Many were quick to claim it was a “triangle UFO” which had been captured hovering above Earth.