Originally reported by The Huffington Post.

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A bizarre shadowy figure was spotted on the moon and has grabbed the wild speculations and imaginations of the internet.

The shadow was spotted by YouTube user Wowforreal while browsing images on Google Moon, a collection of millions of NASA images made public. The figure appears to be a that of a large humanesque figure, but is most likely created by any number of geological formations on the moon’s surface.

Other speculation as to the subject of the shadow includes everything from aliens to ancient Greek statues. The Examiner even urges its readers to set aside all logic before examining the mysterious shape:

Of course, the shadow might be explained in a number of ways, particularly as a trick of light or a camera lens glitch.

But, if those explanations are ruled out, it still leaves the question of what this object is, since it appears to be rising a great distance from the surface of the Moon.

But what is this we are hearing about a Greek statue? Some media sites are alleging a resemblance to the ancient Greek statue, “The Colossus of Rhodes,” which mysteriously vanished after a massive earthquake in 226 B.C. Here’s what the statue looked like:

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Even though there is much speculation as to the source of the shadow, there is no denying one thing – it’s there.

What do you think it is? Sound off below.

Read the whole story here.

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Written by Leif Andersen

I am a Designer, a Musician, and a lover of the weird.

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