PUBLISHED: 20:12, Sat, Oct 10, 2020 | UPDATED: 20:12, Sat, Oct 10, 2020
The supposed alien UFO was seen on the Helioviewer website, which combines views of the Sun from NASA, European and Japanese spacecraft. A prominent conspiracy theorist has claimed the UFO was caught in a timelapse of images tracking an eruption of material from the Sun. For a split second, an object eerily resembling a stingray or manta ray in shape appears to the right of the Sun.
And although this object is very likely an artefact on the image, UFO hunters believe this could be the real deal.
Self-appointed ET expert Scott C Waring of UFO Sightings Daily is certain this could be an alien spacecraft feeding on the Sun.
Mr Waring shared his outlandish theories to his blog as well as on YouTube, where his followers praised his latest discovery.
The UFO hunter said: "I found an angelic UFO shooting past our Sun this week.
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UFO sighting: What is this mystery object seen next to the Sun? (Image: UFO SIGHTINGS DAILY)
UFO sighting: Scott C Waring believes this object is the real deal (Image: UFO SIGHTINGS DAILY)
"A solar explosion began on the right side of our sun and this alien craft also noticed it, because it shot straight for it at incredible speed.
"The craft must be feeding off of the solar matter in order to survive.
"Yes you heard me right, this object might be a living animal. Huge of course, but living and needs food."
Mr Waring went on to claim it could also be an alien-built spaceship harvesting material from the Sun.
He added: "So many things right here in our own solar system happening involving other life forms.