That’s right, an amateur astronomer captured the amazing photograph you see above, with a Nikon D3S, 600mm lens and 2x converter, heavy-duty Bogen tripod with sandbag and a trigger cable to minimize camera shake; the camera settings were as follows: 1/1600 @ f/8, ISO 2500 on High Continuous Burst.” Continue reading for a video.

The picture, meanwhile, is very deceptive because the Moon is actually well over 200,000 miles beyond the Station, but they look here as if they might collide. The photographer, Lauren Harnett, told MailOnline that she was lucky to see the Station. She said: ‘It’s amazing the amount of interest it has sparked, especially when it almost didn’t happen due to an overcast sky.’

[via DailyMail]