Behold, directly overhead, a certain strange star was suddenly seen...
Amazed, and as if astonished and stupefied, I stood still.

— Tycho Brahe

Space Shuttle Atlantis

This photo was taken at 1:15 AM, July 8, 2011,  after being at my location for about an hour. This is 12 miles from the launch pad.

Space Shuttle Atlantis