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Location: Perpignan, France

The following ISS sightings are possible from Monday Jul 22, 2019 through Tuesday Aug 6, 2019

Date Visible Max Height Appears Disappears Share Event
Mon Jul 22, 11:02 PM 2 min 20° 20° above N 10° above NE  
Tue Jul 23, 00:39 AM 2 min 18° 18° above N 13° above NE  
Tue Jul 23, 2:13 AM < 1 min 12° 10° above NW 12° above NW  
Tue Jul 23, 10:12 PM 3 min 25° 25° above NNW 11° above NE  
Tue Jul 23, 11:49 PM 2 min 17° 17° above N 11° above NE  
Wed Jul 24, 1:24 AM 2 min 22° 10° above NW 22° above NNW  
Wed Jul 24, 11:00 PM 2 min 17° 17° above N 10° above NE  
Thu Jul 25, 00:37 AM 1 min 24° 21° above N 24° above NNE  
Thu Jul 25, 10:10 PM 2 min 18° 18° above N 11° above NE  
Thu Jul 25, 11:47 PM 2 min 20° 18° above N 15° above NE  
Fri Jul 26, 1:22 AM < 1 min 15° 10° above NW 15° above NW  
Fri Jul 26, 10:58 PM 3 min 18° 17° above N 10° above NE  
Sat Jul 27, 00:34 AM 1 min 29° 17° above NW 29° above NNW  
Sat Jul 27, 10:08 PM 3 min 17° 16° above NNW 11° above NE  
Sat Jul 27, 11:45 PM 2 min 29° 24° above NNW 26° above NE  
Sun Jul 28, 10:56 PM 3 min 22° 20° above N 13° above ENE  
Mon Jul 29, 00:31 AM 1 min 23° 10° above WNW 23° above WNW  
Mon Jul 29, 10:06 PM 3 min 19° 16° above NNW 11° above NE  
Mon Jul 29, 11:43 PM 1 min 53° 26° above NW 53° above N  
Tue Jul 30, 10:54 PM 2 min 36° 27° above NNW 26° above ENE  
Wed Jul 31, 00:29 AM < 1 min 14° 11° above WNW 14° above WNW  
Wed Jul 31, 10:04 PM 4 min 27° 20° above NNW 11° above ENE  
Wed Jul 31, 11:40 PM 2 min 40° 15° above WNW 40° above W  
Thu Aug 1, 10:52 PM 2 min 79° 34° above NW 51° above ESE  
Fri Aug 2, 10:03 PM 4 min 49° 31° above NNW 13° above ESE  
Fri Aug 2, 11:38 PM 1 min 18° 10° above W 18° above WSW  
Sat Aug 3, 10:49 PM 3 min 38° 17° above WNW 35° above SSW  
Sun Aug 4, 10:01 PM 4 min 69° 33° above WNW 17° above SE  
Mon Aug 5, 10:47 PM 3 min 15° 10° above W 14° above SSW  
2019-07-22 21:02:00.0,Mon Jul 22, 11:02 PM,2 min,20°,20° above N,10° above NE|2019-07-22 22:39:00.0,Tue Jul 23, 00:39 AM,2 min,18°,18° above N,13° above NE|2019-07-23 00:13:00.0,Tue Jul 23, 2:13 AM,< 1 min,12°,10° above NW,12° above NW|2019-07-23 20:12:00.0,Tue Jul 23, 10:12 PM,3 min,25°,25° above NNW,11° above NE|2019-07-23 21:49:00.0,Tue Jul 23, 11:49 PM,2 min,17°,17° above N,11° above NE|2019-07-23 23:24:00.0,Wed Jul 24, 1:24 AM,2 min,22°,10° above NW,22° above NNW|2019-07-24 21:00:00.0,Wed Jul 24, 11:00 PM,2 min,17°,17° above N,10° above NE|2019-07-24 22:37:00.0,Thu Jul 25, 00:37 AM,1 min,24°,21° above N,24° above NNE|2019-07-25 20:10:00.0,Thu Jul 25, 10:10 PM,2 min,18°,18° above N,11° above NE|2019-07-25 21:47:00.0,Thu Jul 25, 11:47 PM,2 min,20°,18° above N,15° above NE|2019-07-25 23:22:00.0,Fri Jul 26, 1:22 AM,< 1 min,15°,10° above NW,15° above NW|2019-07-26 20:58:00.0,Fri Jul 26, 10:58 PM,3 min,18°,17° above N,10° above NE|2019-07-26 22:34:00.0,Sat Jul 27, 00:34 AM,1 min,29°,17° above NW,29° above NNW|2019-07-27 20:08:00.0,Sat Jul 27, 10:08 PM,3 min,17°,16° above NNW,11° above NE|2019-07-27 21:45:00.0,Sat Jul 27, 11:45 PM,2 min,29°,24° above NNW,26° above NE|2019-07-28 20:56:00.0,Sun Jul 28, 10:56 PM,3 min,22°,20° above N,13° above ENE|2019-07-28 22:31:00.0,Mon Jul 29, 00:31 AM,1 min,23°,10° above WNW,23° above WNW|2019-07-29 20:06:00.0,Mon Jul 29, 10:06 PM,3 min,19°,16° above NNW,11° above NE|2019-07-29 21:43:00.0,Mon Jul 29, 11:43 PM,1 min,53°,26° above NW,53° above N|2019-07-30 20:54:00.0,Tue Jul 30, 10:54 PM,2 min,36°,27° above NNW,26° above ENE|2019-07-30 22:29:00.0,Wed Jul 31, 00:29 AM,< 1 min,14°,11° above WNW,14° above WNW|2019-07-31 20:04:00.0,Wed Jul 31, 10:04 PM,4 min,27°,20° above NNW,11° above ENE|2019-07-31 21:40:00.0,Wed Jul 31, 11:40 PM,2 min,40°,15° above WNW,40° above W|2019-08-01 20:52:00.0,Thu Aug 1, 10:52 PM,2 min,79°,34° above NW,51° above ESE|2019-08-02 20:03:00.0,Fri Aug 2, 10:03 PM,4 min,49°,31° above NNW,13° above ESE|2019-08-02 21:38:00.0,Fri Aug 2, 11:38 PM,1 min,18°,10° above W,18° above WSW|2019-08-03 20:49:00.0,Sat Aug 3, 10:49 PM,3 min,38°,17° above WNW,35° above SSW|2019-08-04 20:01:00.0,Sun Aug 4, 10:01 PM,4 min,69°,33° above WNW,17° above SE|2019-08-05 20:47:00.0,Mon Aug 5, 10:47 PM,3 min,15°,10° above W,14° above SSW|

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