A photo released by NASA has some conspiracy theorists convinced that aliens not only exist, but could also be harvesting solar energy directly from the sun (video below).
The photo appears to show an unidentified white dot joined to the sun by a connected line, the Daily Mail reported. UFO hunters claim the image is evidence of star lifting.
Star lifting is described as the process by which civilizations remove material from a star and use it for themselves, according to the Daily Mail.
"The fact that the UFO is a different color and shape to the rest of the 'Connected Line' is what convinced me to upload this," the user wrote in the video's description. "I was not a great believer in this Plasma SUN Energy Theory, but this has got me thinking."
Scott C. Waring, of the website UFO Sightings Daily, agreed. He posted the video on his website and shared his thoughts.
"The UFO may have been using the sun's energy to fuel itself or to recharge in some way, but it's leaving at high speed," he wrote. "Notice that the UFO is a glowing white, but the sun's plasma in a yellow. This tells us the craft is made from a different material than the sun's surface."
But not everyone believes the image is evidence of star lifting, or alien life at all.
"These might be objects shooting away from the sun and they look sinister because they are not very clear images so we can use our imagination to insert aliens into the equation," UFO expert Nigel Watson told the Daily Mail. "If they are UFOs it is good to know they use clean solar energy so it seems unlikely they will rob us of our fossil fuels or pollute our skies."