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Location: Rennes, France

The following ISS sightings are possible from Wednesday Jul 8, 2020 through Friday Jul 24, 2020

Date Visible Max Height Appears Disappears Share Event
Thu Jul 9, 2:38 AM 3 min 56° 56° above ESE 11° above ENE  
Thu Jul 9, 4:11 AM 5 min 47° 10° above W 23° above NE  
Fri Jul 10, 1:52 AM 1 min 21° 21° above E 10° above ENE  
Fri Jul 10, 3:24 AM 5 min 55° 18° above W 11° above ENE  
Fri Jul 10, 5:00 AM 4 min 45° 10° above WNW 37° above NE  
Sat Jul 11, 1:05 AM < 1 min 10° 10° above E 10° above E  
Sat Jul 11, 2:38 AM 4 min 69° 41° above W 10° above ENE  
Sat Jul 11, 4:13 AM 6 min 43° 10° above WNW 10° above ENE  
Sun Jul 12, 1:51 AM 3 min 88° 87° above ESE 10° above ENE  
Sun Jul 12, 3:25 AM 6 min 43° 10° above WNW 10° above ENE  
Sun Jul 12, 5:02 AM 6 min 62° 10° above WNW 12° above E  
Mon Jul 13, 1:04 AM 3 min 56° 56° above ESE 11° above ENE  
Mon Jul 13, 2:37 AM 6 min 47° 10° above W 11° above ENE  
Mon Jul 13, 4:14 AM 6 min 51° 10° above WNW 11° above E  
Tue Jul 14, 00:12 AM 6 min 41° 10° above SW 12° above ENE  
Tue Jul 14, 1:49 AM 6 min 55° 10° above W 11° above ENE  
Tue Jul 14, 3:26 AM 6 min 45° 10° above WNW 11° above E  
Tue Jul 14, 5:03 AM 6 min 74° 10° above WNW 12° above ESE  
Tue Jul 14, 11:25 PM 6 min 27° 10° above SSW 10° above E  
Wed Jul 15, 1:01 AM 6 min 70° 10° above WSW 10° above ENE  
Wed Jul 15, 2:38 AM 6 min 43° 10° above WNW 10° above ENE  
Wed Jul 15, 4:15 AM 6 min 79° 10° above WNW 10° above ESE  
Wed Jul 15, 5:52 AM < 1 min 14° 11° above W 14° above W  
Wed Jul 15, 10:38 PM 5 min 18° 10° above S 10° above E  
Thu Jul 16, 00:13 AM 6 min 86° 10° above WSW 10° above ENE  
Thu Jul 16, 1:50 AM 6 min 43° 10° above WNW 11° above ENE  
Thu Jul 16, 3:27 AM 6 min 61° 10° above WNW 12° above E  
Thu Jul 16, 5:04 AM 6 min 34° 11° above W 11° above SSE  
Thu Jul 16, 11:25 PM 6 min 61° 10° above SW 11° above ENE  
Fri Jul 17, 1:02 AM 6 min 47° 10° above W 11° above ENE  
Fri Jul 17, 2:39 AM 6 min 50° 10° above WNW 11° above E  
Fri Jul 17, 4:16 AM 6 min 52° 10° above WNW 11° above SE  
Fri Jul 17, 10:37 PM 6 min 40° 10° above SW 12° above ENE  
Sat Jul 18, 00:14 AM 6 min 56° 10° above W 11° above ENE  
Sat Jul 18, 1:51 AM 6 min 45° 10° above WNW 11° above E  
Sat Jul 18, 3:28 AM 6 min 76° 10° above WNW 15° above ESE  
Sat Jul 18, 5:06 AM < 1 min 11° 11° above WSW 11° above WSW  
Sat Jul 18, 11:26 PM 6 min 71° 10° above WSW 10° above ENE  
Sun Jul 19, 1:03 AM 6 min 42° 10° above WNW 10° above ENE  
Sun Jul 19, 2:40 AM 3 min 78° 10° above WNW 78° above NNE  
Sun Jul 19, 10:38 PM 6 min 85° 10° above WSW 10° above ENE  
Mon Jul 20, 00:15 AM 6 min 43° 10° above WNW 11° above ENE  
Mon Jul 20, 1:52 AM 4 min 60° 10° above WNW 55° above NE  
Mon Jul 20, 11:27 PM 6 min 48° 10° above W 11° above ENE  
Tue Jul 21, 1:04 AM 5 min 50° 10° above WNW 28° above ENE  
Tue Jul 21, 2:41 AM 1 min 18° 10° above WNW 18° above WNW  
Tue Jul 21, 10:39 PM 6 min 57° 10° above W 11° above ENE  
Wed Jul 22, 00:16 AM 6 min 44° 10° above WNW 13° above ENE  
Wed Jul 22, 1:53 AM 2 min 34° 10° above WNW 34° above WNW  
Wed Jul 22, 11:30 PM 4 min 42° 33° above NW 10° above ENE  
Thu Jul 23, 1:05 AM 3 min 76° 10° above WNW 76° above NNE  
2020-07-09 00:38:00.0,Thu Jul 9, 2:38 AM,3 min,56°,56° above ESE,11° above ENE|2020-07-09 02:11:00.0,Thu Jul 9, 4:11 AM,5 min,47°,10° above W,23° above NE|2020-07-09 23:52:00.0,Fri Jul 10, 1:52 AM,1 min,21°,21° above E,10° above ENE|2020-07-10 01:24:00.0,Fri Jul 10, 3:24 AM,5 min,55°,18° above W,11° above ENE|2020-07-10 03:00:00.0,Fri Jul 10, 5:00 AM,4 min,45°,10° above WNW,37° above NE|2020-07-10 23:05:00.0,Sat Jul 11, 1:05 AM,< 1 min,10°,10° above E,10° above E|2020-07-11 00:38:00.0,Sat Jul 11, 2:38 AM,4 min,69°,41° above W,10° above ENE|2020-07-11 02:13:00.0,Sat Jul 11, 4:13 AM,6 min,43°,10° above WNW,10° above ENE|2020-07-11 23:51:00.0,Sun Jul 12, 1:51 AM,3 min,88°,87° above ESE,10° above ENE|2020-07-12 01:25:00.0,Sun Jul 12, 3:25 AM,6 min,43°,10° above WNW,10° above ENE|2020-07-12 03:02:00.0,Sun Jul 12, 5:02 AM,6 min,62°,10° above WNW,12° above E|2020-07-12 23:04:00.0,Mon Jul 13, 1:04 AM,3 min,56°,56° above ESE,11° above ENE|2020-07-13 00:37:00.0,Mon Jul 13, 2:37 AM,6 min,47°,10° above W,11° above ENE|2020-07-13 02:14:00.0,Mon Jul 13, 4:14 AM,6 min,51°,10° above WNW,11° above E|2020-07-13 22:12:00.0,Tue Jul 14, 00:12 AM,6 min,41°,10° above SW,12° above ENE|2020-07-13 23:49:00.0,Tue Jul 14, 1:49 AM,6 min,55°,10° above W,11° above ENE|2020-07-14 01:26:00.0,Tue Jul 14, 3:26 AM,6 min,45°,10° above WNW,11° above E|2020-07-14 03:03:00.0,Tue Jul 14, 5:03 AM,6 min,74°,10° above WNW,12° above ESE|2020-07-14 21:25:00.0,Tue Jul 14, 11:25 PM,6 min,27°,10° above SSW,10° above E|2020-07-14 23:01:00.0,Wed Jul 15, 1:01 AM,6 min,70°,10° above WSW,10° above ENE|2020-07-15 00:38:00.0,Wed Jul 15, 2:38 AM,6 min,43°,10° above WNW,10° above ENE|2020-07-15 02:15:00.0,Wed Jul 15, 4:15 AM,6 min,79°,10° above WNW,10° above ESE|2020-07-15 03:52:00.0,Wed Jul 15, 5:52 AM,< 1 min,14°,11° above W,14° above W|2020-07-15 20:38:00.0,Wed Jul 15, 10:38 PM,5 min,18°,10° above S,10° above E|2020-07-15 22:13:00.0,Thu Jul 16, 00:13 AM,6 min,86°,10° above WSW,10° above ENE|2020-07-15 23:50:00.0,Thu Jul 16, 1:50 AM,6 min,43°,10° above WNW,11° above ENE|2020-07-16 01:27:00.0,Thu Jul 16, 3:27 AM,6 min,61°,10° above WNW,12° above E|2020-07-16 03:04:00.0,Thu Jul 16, 5:04 AM,6 min,34°,11° above W,11° above SSE|2020-07-16 21:25:00.0,Thu Jul 16, 11:25 PM,6 min,61°,10° above SW,11° above ENE|2020-07-16 23:02:00.0,Fri Jul 17, 1:02 AM,6 min,47°,10° above W,11° above ENE|2020-07-17 00:39:00.0,Fri Jul 17, 2:39 AM,6 min,50°,10° above WNW,11° above E|2020-07-17 02:16:00.0,Fri Jul 17, 4:16 AM,6 min,52°,10° above WNW,11° above SE|2020-07-17 20:37:00.0,Fri Jul 17, 10:37 PM,6 min,40°,10° above SW,12° above ENE|2020-07-17 22:14:00.0,Sat Jul 18, 00:14 AM,6 min,56°,10° above W,11° above ENE|2020-07-17 23:51:00.0,Sat Jul 18, 1:51 AM,6 min,45°,10° above WNW,11° above E|2020-07-18 01:28:00.0,Sat Jul 18, 3:28 AM,6 min,76°,10° above WNW,15° above ESE|2020-07-18 03:06:00.0,Sat Jul 18, 5:06 AM,< 1 min,11°,11° above WSW,11° above WSW|2020-07-18 21:26:00.0,Sat Jul 18, 11:26 PM,6 min,71°,10° above WSW,10° above ENE|2020-07-18 23:03:00.0,Sun Jul 19, 1:03 AM,6 min,42°,10° above WNW,10° above ENE|2020-07-19 00:40:00.0,Sun Jul 19, 2:40 AM,3 min,78°,10° above WNW,78° above NNE|2020-07-19 20:38:00.0,Sun Jul 19, 10:38 PM,6 min,85°,10° above WSW,10° above ENE|2020-07-19 22:15:00.0,Mon Jul 20, 00:15 AM,6 min,43°,10° above WNW,11° above ENE|2020-07-19 23:52:00.0,Mon Jul 20, 1:52 AM,4 min,60°,10° above WNW,55° above NE|2020-07-20 21:27:00.0,Mon Jul 20, 11:27 PM,6 min,48°,10° above W,11° above ENE|2020-07-20 23:04:00.0,Tue Jul 21, 1:04 AM,5 min,50°,10° above WNW,28° above ENE|2020-07-21 00:41:00.0,Tue Jul 21, 2:41 AM,1 min,18°,10° above WNW,18° above WNW|2020-07-21 20:39:00.0,Tue Jul 21, 10:39 PM,6 min,57°,10° above W,11° above ENE|2020-07-21 22:16:00.0,Wed Jul 22, 00:16 AM,6 min,44°,10° above WNW,13° above ENE|2020-07-21 23:53:00.0,Wed Jul 22, 1:53 AM,2 min,34°,10° above WNW,34° above WNW|2020-07-22 21:30:00.0,Wed Jul 22, 11:30 PM,4 min,42°,33° above NW,10° above ENE|2020-07-22 23:05:00.0,Thu Jul 23, 1:05 AM,3 min,76°,10° above WNW,76° above NNE|

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.