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Location: Asnaes, Denmark

The following ISS sightings are possible from Monday Sep 14, 2020 through Tuesday Sep 29, 2020

Date Visible Max Height Appears Disappears Share Event
Fri Sep 18, 9:41 PM < 1 min 11° 11° above SSW 11° above SSW  
Sat Sep 19, 8:54 PM 2 min 18° 10° above SSW 18° above SSE  
Sun Sep 20, 8:07 PM 3 min 14° 10° above S 11° above ESE  
Sun Sep 20, 9:42 PM 1 min 19° 11° above SW 19° above SW  
Mon Sep 21, 8:55 PM 3 min 28° 11° above SW 27° above SSE  
Mon Sep 21, 10:31 PM < 1 min 10° 10° above WSW 10° above WSW  
Tue Sep 22, 8:08 PM 5 min 23° 11° above SSW 13° above ESE  
Tue Sep 22, 9:44 PM 2 min 28° 10° above WSW 28° above SW  
Wed Sep 23, 8:57 PM 3 min 37° 12° above WSW 34° above SSE  
Thu Sep 24, 8:09 PM 5 min 33° 11° above SW 15° above ESE  
Thu Sep 24, 9:46 PM 1 min 24° 12° above WSW 24° above WSW  
Fri Sep 25, 8:58 PM 4 min 40° 10° above WSW 37° above SSE  
Sat Sep 26, 8:11 PM 5 min 39° 14° above WSW 17° above ESE  
Sat Sep 26, 9:48 PM 1 min 21° 11° above WSW 21° above WSW  
Sun Sep 27, 7:26 PM 3 min 37° 37° above S 12° above ESE  
Sun Sep 27, 9:00 PM 3 min 35° 11° above WSW 35° above S  
Mon Sep 28, 8:14 PM 4 min 38° 20° above WSW 20° above SE  
Mon Sep 28, 9:50 PM 1 min 16° 10° above WSW 16° above WSW  
2020-09-18 19:41:00.0,Fri Sep 18, 9:41 PM,< 1 min,11°,11° above SSW,11° above SSW|2020-09-19 18:54:00.0,Sat Sep 19, 8:54 PM,2 min,18°,10° above SSW,18° above SSE|2020-09-20 18:07:00.0,Sun Sep 20, 8:07 PM,3 min,14°,10° above S,11° above ESE|2020-09-20 19:42:00.0,Sun Sep 20, 9:42 PM,1 min,19°,11° above SW,19° above SW|2020-09-21 18:55:00.0,Mon Sep 21, 8:55 PM,3 min,28°,11° above SW,27° above SSE|2020-09-21 20:31:00.0,Mon Sep 21, 10:31 PM,< 1 min,10°,10° above WSW,10° above WSW|2020-09-22 18:08:00.0,Tue Sep 22, 8:08 PM,5 min,23°,11° above SSW,13° above ESE|2020-09-22 19:44:00.0,Tue Sep 22, 9:44 PM,2 min,28°,10° above WSW,28° above SW|2020-09-23 18:57:00.0,Wed Sep 23, 8:57 PM,3 min,37°,12° above WSW,34° above SSE|2020-09-24 18:09:00.0,Thu Sep 24, 8:09 PM,5 min,33°,11° above SW,15° above ESE|2020-09-24 19:46:00.0,Thu Sep 24, 9:46 PM,1 min,24°,12° above WSW,24° above WSW|2020-09-25 18:58:00.0,Fri Sep 25, 8:58 PM,4 min,40°,10° above WSW,37° above SSE|2020-09-26 18:11:00.0,Sat Sep 26, 8:11 PM,5 min,39°,14° above WSW,17° above ESE|2020-09-26 19:48:00.0,Sat Sep 26, 9:48 PM,1 min,21°,11° above WSW,21° above WSW|2020-09-27 17:26:00.0,Sun Sep 27, 7:26 PM,3 min,37°,37° above S,12° above ESE|2020-09-27 19:00:00.0,Sun Sep 27, 9:00 PM,3 min,35°,11° above WSW,35° above S|2020-09-28 18:14:00.0,Mon Sep 28, 8:14 PM,4 min,38°,20° above WSW,20° above SE|2020-09-28 19:50:00.0,Mon Sep 28, 9:50 PM,1 min,16°,10° above WSW,16° above WSW|

The space station looks like an airplane or a very bright star moving across the sky, except it doesn’t have flashing lights or change direction. It will also be moving considerably faster than a typical airplane (airplanes generally fly at about 600 miles per hour; the space station flies at 17,500 miles per hour).

Below is a time-lapse photo of the space station moving across the sky.

The International Space Station is seen in this 30 second exposure as it flies over Elkton, VA early in the morning, Saturday, August 1, 2015. Photo Credit: NASA/Bill Ingalls The International Space Station is seen in this 30 second exposure as it flies over Elkton, VA early in the morning, Saturday, August 1, 2015. Photo Credit: NASA/Bill Ingalls

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How do I Spot The Station?

What does all this sighting information mean?

Time is when the sighting opportunity will begin in your local time zone. All sightings will occur within a few hours before or after sunrise or sunset. This is the optimum viewing period as the sun reflects off the space station and contrasts against the darker sky.

Visible is the maximum time period the space station is visible before crossing back below the horizon.

Max Height is measured in degrees (also known as elevation). It represents the height of the space station from the horizon in the night sky. The horizon is at zero degrees, and directly overhead is ninety degrees. If you hold your fist at arm’s length and place your fist resting on the horizon, the top will be about 10 degrees.

Appears is the location in the sky where the station will be visible first. This value, like maximum height, also is measured in degrees from the horizon. The letters represent compass directions -- N is north, WNW is west by northwest, and so on.

Disappears represents where in the night sky the International Space Station will leave your field of view.

Astronomical Horizon chart. Click the link for a detailed description of the astronomical horizon and sighting alert messages.