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The following ISS sightings are possible from Wednesday Mar 20, 2019 through Thursday Apr 4, 2019

Date Visible Max Height Appears Disappears Share Event
Fri Mar 22, 7:38 PM 2 min 15° 10° above S 15° above SSE  
Sat Mar 23, 6:50 PM < 1 min 10° 10° above SE 10° above SE  
Sat Mar 23, 8:23 PM 2 min 28° 10° above SW 28° above SSW  
Sun Mar 24, 7:33 PM 4 min 27° 11° above SSW 19° above ESE  
Sun Mar 24, 9:08 PM 1 min 22° 10° above WSW 22° above WSW  
Mon Mar 25, 8:18 PM 3 min 57° 10° above WSW 56° above SSE  
Tue Mar 26, 7:27 PM 6 min 44° 10° above SW 14° above E  
Tue Mar 26, 9:03 PM 2 min 34° 10° above W 34° above W  
Wed Mar 27, 8:13 PM 4 min 73° 10° above WSW 49° above ESE  
Wed Mar 27, 9:49 PM < 1 min 12° 10° above W 12° above W  
Thu Mar 28, 7:23 PM 6 min 64° 15° above WSW 11° above E  
Thu Mar 28, 8:59 PM 2 min 42° 10° above W 42° above W  
Fri Mar 29, 8:09 PM 3 min 78° 22° above W 39° above ESE  
Fri Mar 29, 9:44 PM < 1 min 14° 10° above W 14° above W  
Sat Mar 30, 7:19 PM 4 min 76° 34° above WSW 11° above E  
Sat Mar 30, 8:54 PM 2 min 47° 12° above W 47° above WSW  
Sun Mar 31, 9:05 PM 3 min 67° 27° above W 30° above ESE  
Sun Mar 31, 10:40 PM < 1 min 15° 11° above W 15° above WSW  
Mon Apr 1, 8:14 PM 4 min 75° 34° above W 11° above E  
Mon Apr 1, 9:49 PM 3 min 36° 12° above W 36° above SSW  
Tue Apr 2, 9:00 PM 3 min 48° 25° above W 22° above SE  
Tue Apr 2, 10:36 PM < 1 min 12° 10° above WSW 12° above WSW  
Wed Apr 3, 8:10 PM 4 min 61° 40° above WSW 11° above ESE  
Wed Apr 3, 9:45 PM 3 min 21° 10° above W 21° above SSW  
2019-03-22 18:38:00.0,Fri Mar 22, 7:38 PM,2 min,15°,10° above S,15° above SSE|2019-03-23 17:50:00.0,Sat Mar 23, 6:50 PM,< 1 min,10°,10° above SE,10° above SE|2019-03-23 19:23:00.0,Sat Mar 23, 8:23 PM,2 min,28°,10° above SW,28° above SSW|2019-03-24 18:33:00.0,Sun Mar 24, 7:33 PM,4 min,27°,11° above SSW,19° above ESE|2019-03-24 20:08:00.0,Sun Mar 24, 9:08 PM,1 min,22°,10° above WSW,22° above WSW|2019-03-25 19:18:00.0,Mon Mar 25, 8:18 PM,3 min,57°,10° above WSW,56° above SSE|2019-03-26 18:27:00.0,Tue Mar 26, 7:27 PM,6 min,44°,10° above SW,14° above E|2019-03-26 20:03:00.0,Tue Mar 26, 9:03 PM,2 min,34°,10° above W,34° above W|2019-03-27 19:13:00.0,Wed Mar 27, 8:13 PM,4 min,73°,10° above WSW,49° above ESE|2019-03-27 20:49:00.0,Wed Mar 27, 9:49 PM,< 1 min,12°,10° above W,12° above W|2019-03-28 18:23:00.0,Thu Mar 28, 7:23 PM,6 min,64°,15° above WSW,11° above E|2019-03-28 19:59:00.0,Thu Mar 28, 8:59 PM,2 min,42°,10° above W,42° above W|2019-03-29 19:09:00.0,Fri Mar 29, 8:09 PM,3 min,78°,22° above W,39° above ESE|2019-03-29 20:44:00.0,Fri Mar 29, 9:44 PM,< 1 min,14°,10° above W,14° above W|2019-03-30 18:19:00.0,Sat Mar 30, 7:19 PM,4 min,76°,34° above WSW,11° above E|2019-03-30 19:54:00.0,Sat Mar 30, 8:54 PM,2 min,47°,12° above W,47° above WSW|2019-03-31 19:05:00.0,Sun Mar 31, 9:05 PM,3 min,67°,27° above W,30° above ESE|2019-03-31 20:40:00.0,Sun Mar 31, 10:40 PM,< 1 min,15°,11° above W,15° above WSW|2019-04-01 18:14:00.0,Mon Apr 1, 8:14 PM,4 min,75°,34° above W,11° above E|2019-04-01 19:49:00.0,Mon Apr 1, 9:49 PM,3 min,36°,12° above W,36° above SSW|2019-04-02 19:00:00.0,Tue Apr 2, 9:00 PM,3 min,48°,25° above W,22° above SE|2019-04-02 20:36:00.0,Tue Apr 2, 10:36 PM,< 1 min,12°,10° above WSW,12° above WSW|2019-04-03 18:10:00.0,Wed Apr 3, 8:10 PM,4 min,61°,40° above WSW,11° above ESE|2019-04-03 19:45:00.0,Wed Apr 3, 9:45 PM,3 min,21°,10° above W,21° 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