'Crashed Flying Saucer' Spotted on Mars An anomaly hunter scouring NASA images for intriguing oddities on Mars spotted what appears to be a crashed flying saucer on the surface of the Red Planet. South African researcher Jean Ward made the weird discovery when he was looking at a photo taken by the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter back in December of 2006. While the image may be a whopping 15 years old, the researcher's fresh examination of the picture uncovered the curious scene which has been hiding in plain sight for all these years. In the photo, a curious object with a distinctly rounded edge can be seen seemingly half-buried in the Martian dirt with a long streak behind it. Indicating that the anomaly looks to be around 40 to 50 feet in diameter, Ward theorized that the oddity could be some kind of disc-shaped ship that "hit the surface of Mars at a very low angle." Alternatively, he also posited that the strange streak behind the peculiar shape might be indicative of "a ramp leading into an underground entrance." While either fantastic scenario suggested by Ward would undoubtedly be welcome news to UFO enthusiasts who believe that Mars was once inhabited by a race of intelligent extraterrestrials, it should come as no surprise that skeptical observers have a different take on the anomaly spotted on the surface of the Red Planet. Rather than a crashed flying saucer or a secret path into a subterranean alien base, they argue that the oddity is likely to be merely a trick of light and shadow. With that in mind, what's your take on the researcher's find? .