These two airliners look like they're about to crash in this lucky shot

This picture looks like the nightmarish moments before a mid-air collision, but breathe easy! It was just a lucky shot by photographer Sebastian Lebigrand, who was aiming for the moon and caught these two planes passing each other at completely different altitudes: apparently they are 1,000 feet apart.

These two airliners look like they're about to crash in this lucky shot

The RyanAir plane is cruising at 36,000 feet, while IberianAir is at 37,000.

These two airliners look like they're about to crash in this lucky shot

These two airliners look like they're about to crash in this lucky shot

Lebigrand has a knack for perfectly timed pics, using a 102 millimeter refracting telescope and a Canon EOS 60D to mak—most notably with this awesome series that makes it look like commercial airliners are on their way to space. He lives in Crépy-en-Valois, about 70 kilometers east of Paris, which, from the looks of it, is just below a hub of flight patterns in and out of the French capital.

These two airliners look like they're about to crash in this lucky shot

Even knowing that everyone is safe and sound and all these journeys had a happy ending, they still make me pretty fucking nervous.


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