(RNS) — After this week’s astonishing total solar eclipse, an image showing the sun’s rays forming a cross in the darkened sky made the rounds on social media.

“Amazing photo of the #SolarEclipse2017,” the New York City Police Department’s Holy Name Society, a club for Roman Catholic officers in the force, tweeted Monday (Aug. 21) a few hours after the event ended. “The Lord Reigns.”

Amazing photo of the #SolarEclipse2017 . The Lord Reigns. pic.twitter.com/On2xSPWrzq

— NYPD Holy Name (@NYPD_HOLYNAME) August 22, 2017

But Snopes.com says nope. The online fact-checking organization ruled the image “fauxtography” and slapped it

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