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  • 12 March 2013, 9:29

Baby scan looked like Star Wars evil emporer

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A couple got a shock when they noticed their unborn baby's scan looked like the evil Emperor from the Star Wars films.

Heather Large, 39, immediately spotted the seemingly cloaked figure during the ultrasound during the 20th week of her pregnancy.

Husband Toby, 33, from Pingree Grove, Illinois, said: "During the ultrasound, Heather noticed that one of the images appeared to look like Emperor Palpatine from Star Wars.

"At this point, everyone in the room had a laugh, including our eight-year-old daughter Hannah and the ultrasound technician.

"At the end of the ultrasound, the tech asked us if we would like to include that image on our take-home CD, since we were so amused."

Mr Large didn't realise the scan of his son Bowie, now eight months old, would cause a fuss among Star Wars fans until he recently uploaded it to his webpage.

"And now Heather is both amused and slightly disturbed that images of her uterus are making the rounds on the internet," he said.