The Millennium Falcon 'hidden' by Disney spotted on Google Maps

Millennium Falcon Star Wars Google Maps Longross Studios

Most people playing the Barrow Hills Golf Club in Surrey, England, probably didn't realize they were a stones throw away from a enormous, iconic Star Wars prop.

Han Solo's spacecraft has been snapped on Google's satellite, near Longcross studios in Surrey, ahead of the next instalment.

"My big Star Wars fan colleague walks his dog in this area and he nearly pissed himself when he found out that we were walking next to the Millennium Falcon every day".

Once the Millennium Falcon was no longer needed, it was apparently moved just off the studio lot, near the golf course, rather that place it into storage. A Millennium Falcon outdoor set on the Longcross property was reportedly snagged by a drone pilot last spring, so the ongoing presence of a giant model certainly makes sense. Some things, however, are a little too big to hide, and a certain hunk of junk found itself thrust into the spotlight this week when Google Earth gave it away.

We'll be able to see the ship in its full glory when The Last Jedi hits theaters on December 15th.

The Last Jedi, directed by Rian Johnson, picks up exactly where JJ Abrams' The Force Awakens Left off: with Rey handing Luke the lightsaber he lost battling his father above Bespin in The Empire Strikes Back.

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