Argentinian media published the pictures of the odd-shaped object which was apparently accidentally captured on film by a photographer snapping the location.
The cameraman, who has not been identified, is said to be a “responsible” professional, but the bizarre capture has led to claims of a hoax.
Scott C Waring, editor of UFO Sightings Daily, is believes it is one of the best ever doughnut UFOs ever captured on film.
He blogged: “It is an extraordinary catch.
“This UFO is ring shaped. It has an opening in its bottom that goes to its top.