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The VonThun Farm in South Brunswick, N.J., created this fall corn maze as a tribute to Derek Jeter. 
People walk through crop circles shaped into a cornfield near Raisting, southern Germany, on July 28, 2014. According to media reports, a balloonist had discovered the circle some days ago. Since then, hundreds of people came to the field to watch it, however it is unclear who did create the pattern. AFP PHOTO / DPA / KARL-JOSEF HILDENBRAND / GERMANY OUT (Photo credit should read KARL-JOSEF HILDENBRAND/AFP/Getty Images)
People walk through crop circles shaped into a cornfield near Raisting, southern Germany, on July 28, 2014. According to media reports, a balloonist had discovered the circle some days ago. Since then, hundreds of people came to the field to watch it, however it is unclear who did create the pattern. AFP PHOTO / DPA / KARL-JOSEF HILDENBRAND / GERMANY OUT (Photo credit should read KARL-JOSEF HILDENBRAND/AFP/Getty Images)
People walk through crop circles shaped into a cornfield near Raisting, southern Germany, on July 28, 2014. According to media reports, a balloonist had discovered the circle some days ago. Since then, hundreds of people came to the field to watch it, however it is unclear who did create the pattern. AFP PHOTO / DPA / KARL-JOSEF HILDENBRAND / GERMANY OUT (Photo credit should read KARL-JOSEF HILDENBRAND/AFP/Getty Images)
People walk through crop circles shaped into a cornfield near Raisting, southern Germany, on July 28, 2014. According to media reports, a balloonist had discovered the circle some days ago. Since then, hundreds of people came to the field to watch it, however it is unclear who did create the pattern. AFP PHOTO / DPA / KARL-JOSEF HILDENBRAND / GERMANY OUT (Photo credit should read KARL-JOSEF HILDENBRAND/AFP/Getty Images)
People walk through crop circles shaped into a cornfield near Raisting, southern Germany, on July 28, 2014. According to media reports, a balloonist had discovered the circle some days ago. Since then, hundreds of people came to the field to watch it, however it is unclear who did create the pattern. AFP PHOTO / DPA / KARL-JOSEF HILDENBRAND / GERMANY OUT (Photo credit should read KARL-JOSEF HILDENBRAND/AFP/Getty Images)
People walk through crop circles shaped into a cornfield near Raisting, southern Germany, on July 28, 2014. According to media reports, a balloonist had discovered the circle some days ago. Since then, hundreds of people came to the field to watch it, however it is unclear who did create the pattern. AFP PHOTO / DPA / KARL-JOSEF HILDENBRAND / GERMANY OUT (Photo credit should read KARL-JOSEF HILDENBRAND/AFP/Getty Images)
This photo provided by NVIDIA shows a 310-foot “crop circle” in a California barley field that mystified locals this week was explained Sunday Jan. 6, 2014: it was a publicity stunt by Nvidia Corp., a maker of chips for PCs and smartphones. The crop circle near Chualar, Calif., contained a stylized image of a computer chip and the number “192” in Braille. On Sunday, the company announced the Tegra K1, a new chip for tablets and smartphones that contains 192 computing “cores,” or mini-computers, for graphics applications. (AP Photo/NVIDIA)
COMMERCIAL IMAGE – In this photograph released on Sunday, April 1, 2012 by AP Images for Butterfinger, a helicopter catches an aerial view of an unusual crop circle in Manhattan, Kan. (Jeff Tuttle/AP Images for Butterfinger)
COMMERCIAL IMAGE – In this photograph released on Sunday, April 1, 2012 by AP Images for Butterfinger, a helicopter catches an aerial view of an unusual crop circle in Manhattan, Kansas. (Jeff Tuttle/AP Images for Butterfinger)
People visit a crop circle of which the origin is unknown in a cornfield in Corcelles-pres-de-Payerne, Switzerland, Saturday, July 7, 2007. (AP Photo/Keystone/Sandro Campardo)
WILTSHIRE, ENGLAND - AUGUST 19: Crop circles adorn wheat fields near to Walkers Hill White Horse and North of Alton Barnes, August 19, 2009 the Vale of Pewsey, Wiltshire, England. (Photo by David Goddard/Getty Images)
(JS) CROPCIRCLE07- Marc Wilson, who runs the 86 foot boom truck, look out over a wheat field a mile off the east-west DIA runways that Papa John™s has crafted into a six-acre crop circle promoting the company™s 100 percent whole-wheat pizza crust. Approximately 60 percent of the wheat used in this crust comes from the wheat fields of Colorado. RJ Sangosti/ The Denver Post (Photo By RJ Sangosti/The Denver Post via Getty Images)
WILTSHIRE, ENGLAND - AUGUST 19: Crop circles adorn wheat fields near to Walkers Hill White Horse and North of Alton Barnes, August 19, 2009 the Vale of Pewsey, Wiltshire, England. (Photo by David Goddard/Getty Images)
WILTSHIRE, ENGLAND - AUGUST 19: Crop circles adorn wheat fields near to Walkers Hill White Horse and North of Alton Barnes, August 19, 2009 the Vale of Pewsey, Wiltshire, England. (Photo by David Goddard/Getty Images)
(JS) CROPCIRCLE07- Stan Herd, crop artist from Lawrence, KS, works on filling in holds in a crop circle in a wheat field a mile off the east-west DIA runways that Papa John™s hired him to create. Herd crafted a six-acre crop circle promoting the company™s 100 percent whole-wheat pizza crust. Approximately 60 percent of the wheat used in this crust comes from the wheat fields of Colorado. RJ Sangosti/ The Denver Post (Photo By RJ Sangosti/The Denver Post via Getty Images)
Isabela, PHILIPPINES: This aerial photograph taken 30 September 2006 and made available 03 October by Greenpeace shows a huge circle made by local farmers and Greenpeace volunteers on a corn farm planted with a genetically-modified Bt corn in Isabela province, 300 kilometers north of Manila. The crop circle, with a slash over the letter 'M' symbolizes farmer rejection of genetically-modified Bt corn crops from Monsanto corporation. The protest coincides with Global Day of Action to protect corn, one of the world's most important staple foods against contamination from genetically-engineered (GE) varieties. AFP PHOTO/Melvyn Calderon/Greenpeace/HO RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE NO SALES NO ARCHIVES (Photo credit should read MELVYN CALDERON/AFP/Getty Images)
WILTSHIRE, ENGLAND - AUGUST 2004: On Windmill Mill, Avebury Trusloe this crop circle could be found in this aerial photo taken on 22nd August 2004. (Photo by David Goddard/Getty Images)
Crop circle near West Kennet, Wiltshire, 1998. Some people regard crop circles as evidence of UFO contact or spiritual activity. Others believe they are hoaxes. (Photo by English Heritage/Heritage Images/Getty Images)
'Snowflake' crop circle near Alton Barnes, Wiltshire, 1997. Some people regard crop circles as evidence of UFO contact or spiritual activity. Others believe they are hoaxes. (Photo by English Heritage/Heritage Images/Getty Images)
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BERLIN (AP) - Thousands of people are trekking to a Bavarian farmer's field to check out a mysterious set of crop circles.

The ornate design was discovered by a balloonist last week and news of the find quickly spread online.

Farmer Christoph Huttner, who owns the wheat field near Weilheim, couldn't be reached for comment Wednesday but told the dpa news agency Tuesday he didn't create the circle himself.

He suggests students on summer holiday may have cut the image with a 75-meter diameter (246 feet) into his field.

The news agency says thousands of visitors have come to sing, dance and even swing pendulums in the giant image.

Huttner says he's not yet sure whether he will leave the circle in his field.

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