UFO hunter claims satellite pictures show alien spaceship

Valentin Degteryov from Nizhny Tagil in Russia claimed the unusual object is some 1,900 feet in length, and a video he posted has attracted hundreds of thousands of hits.

A Russian man claims to have found evidence of a giant alien spaceship that crash landed in Antarctica.

He posted images of the alleged UFO wreckage which he spotted while analysing Google Earth pictures of the planet's most southerly continent.

Valentin Degteryov from Nizhny Tagil claimed the unusual object is some 1,900 feet in length, and a video he posted has attracted hundreds of thousands of hits.

The object (circled) claimed by Valentin Degteryov from Nizhny Tagil to be an alien spaceship

The object (circled) claimed by Valentin Degteryov from Nizhny Tagil to be an alien spaceship

The Google Earth images of what the UFO hunter believes proves the existence of alien life

The Google Earth images of what the UFO hunter believes proves the existence of alien life

Many people were skeptical about the images, saying the shape was the peak of a mountain

Many people were skeptical about the images, saying the shape was the peak of a mountain

However, many of the comments are skeptical.

Many say plausibly that the images show a rocky outcrop on a barren mountain.

UFO hunter Degteryov claimed the supposed alien wreckage became visible due to melting ice in Antarctica.

A video he posted claimed: 'The huge spaceship in Antarctica.

'Millions years ago in Antarctica the huge spaceship has crashed.

'He has fallen to the big mountain. Its length is 600 meters. He became visible after ice has descended.'