This is the International Space Station and space shuttle Atlantis (STS-129). The space shuttle (nearer the horizon) is 120 miles behind the ISS. The pair was photographed at 7:15pm on November 26, 2009 looking west towards the lights of Lubbock, Texas. The tripod mounted Canon 5D Mark 2 and 16-35mm L lens was set to a focal length of 16 mm and the time exposure was 27 seconds at f3.5 and ISO 1,000.
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