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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, 1:05 AM 1 min 16° 16° above ESE 10° above E  
Thu Jul 9, 2:38 AM 5 min 57° 18° above WSW 11° above E  
Thu Jul 9, 4:14 AM 6 min 76° 10° above W 18° above E  
Fri Jul 10, 1:51 AM 4 min 45° 30° above SSW 10° above E  
Fri Jul 10, 3:26 AM 6 min 78° 10° above W 10° above E  
Sat Jul 11, 1:05 AM 3 min 34° 34° above SSE 11° above E  
Sat Jul 11, 2:38 AM 6 min 75° 10° above W 10° above E  
Sat Jul 11, 4:15 AM 6 min 60° 10° above W 11° above ESE  
Sun Jul 12, 00:18 AM 2 min 23° 23° above SE 10° above E  
Sun Jul 12, 1:51 AM 6 min 67° 12° above WSW 12° above E  
Sun Jul 12, 3:27 AM 6 min 70° 10° above W 10° above ESE  
Sun Jul 12, 11:31 PM 1 min 16° 16° above ESE 10° above E  
Mon Jul 13, 1:04 AM 6 min 56° 15° above WSW 11° above E  
Mon Jul 13, 2:39 AM 6 min 76° 10° above W 10° above E  
Mon Jul 13, 4:17 AM 6 min 38° 12° above W 12° above SE  
Mon Jul 13, 10:40 PM 3 min 13° 10° above S 10° above ESE  
Tue Jul 14, 00:15 AM 6 min 44° 10° above SW 10° above E  
Tue Jul 14, 1:52 AM 6 min 78° 10° above W 10° above E  
Tue Jul 14, 3:28 AM 6 min 49° 10° above W 11° above ESE  
Tue Jul 14, 11:27 PM 6 min 34° 10° above SW 11° above E  
Wed Jul 15, 1:04 AM 6 min 74° 10° above W 10° above E  
Wed Jul 15, 2:40 AM 6 min 61° 10° above W 11° above ESE  
Wed Jul 15, 4:18 AM 5 min 21° 10° above W 10° above SSE  
Wed Jul 15, 10:40 PM 5 min 25° 11° above SSW 10° above E  
Thu Jul 16, 00:16 AM 6 min 66° 10° above WSW 12° above E  
Thu Jul 16, 1:52 AM 6 min 71° 10° above W 10° above ESE  
Thu Jul 16, 3:30 AM 6 min 29° 11° above W 10° above SE  
Thu Jul 16, 9:55 PM 2 min 18° 18° above SE 10° above E  
Thu Jul 16, 11:28 PM 6 min 55° 10° above WSW 11° above E  
Fri Jul 17, 1:05 AM 6 min 77° 10° above W 10° above E  
Fri Jul 17, 2:42 AM 6 min 39° 12° above W 10° above SE  
Fri Jul 17, 4:20 AM 2 min 11° 10° above SW 10° above SSW  
Fri Jul 17, 10:40 PM 6 min 44° 10° above SW 10° above E  
Sat Jul 18, 00:17 AM 6 min 78° 10° above W 10° above E  
Sat Jul 18, 1:53 AM 6 min 50° 10° above W 11° above ESE  
Sat Jul 18, 3:31 AM 3 min 16° 11° above WSW 13° above SSW  
Sat Jul 18, 9:52 PM 6 min 33° 10° above SW 10° above E  
Sat Jul 18, 11:29 PM 6 min 74° 10° above WSW 10° above E  
Sun Jul 19, 1:05 AM 5 min 62° 10° above W 25° above ESE  
Sun Jul 19, 2:43 AM < 1 min 14° 10° above W 14° above WSW  
Sun Jul 19, 10:41 PM 6 min 66° 10° above WSW 12° above E  
Mon Jul 20, 00:17 AM 6 min 71° 10° above W 18° above ESE  
Mon Jul 20, 1:55 AM 1 min 21° 11° above W 21° above WSW  
Mon Jul 20, 9:53 PM 6 min 55° 10° above WSW 11° above E  
Mon Jul 20, 11:30 PM 6 min 77° 10° above W 12° above E  
Tue Jul 21, 1:07 AM 2 min 36° 12° above W 36° above SW  
Tue Jul 21, 10:42 PM 6 min 78° 10° above W 10° above E  
Wed Jul 22, 00:18 AM 4 min 51° 10° above W 47° above S  
Wed Jul 22, 9:54 PM 6 min 74° 10° above WSW 10° above E  
Wed Jul 22, 11:30 PM 5 min 62° 10° above W 25° above ESE  
Thu Jul 23, 1:08 AM < 1 min 14° 10° above W 14° above WSW  
2020-07-08 23:05:00.0,Thu Jul 9, 1:05 AM,1 min,16°,16° above ESE,10° above E|2020-07-09 00:38:00.0,Thu Jul 9, 2:38 AM,5 min,57°,18° above WSW,11° above E|2020-07-09 02:14:00.0,Thu Jul 9, 4:14 AM,6 min,76°,10° above W,18° above E|2020-07-09 23:51:00.0,Fri Jul 10, 1:51 AM,4 min,45°,30° above SSW,10° above E|2020-07-10 01:26:00.0,Fri Jul 10, 3:26 AM,6 min,78°,10° above W,10° above E|2020-07-10 23:05:00.0,Sat Jul 11, 1:05 AM,3 min,34°,34° above SSE,11° above E|2020-07-11 00:38:00.0,Sat Jul 11, 2:38 AM,6 min,75°,10° above W,10° above E|2020-07-11 02:15:00.0,Sat Jul 11, 4:15 AM,6 min,60°,10° above W,11° above ESE|2020-07-11 22:18:00.0,Sun Jul 12, 00:18 AM,2 min,23°,23° above SE,10° above E|2020-07-11 23:51:00.0,Sun Jul 12, 1:51 AM,6 min,67°,12° above WSW,12° above E|2020-07-12 01:27:00.0,Sun Jul 12, 3:27 AM,6 min,70°,10° above W,10° above ESE|2020-07-12 21:31:00.0,Sun Jul 12, 11:31 PM,1 min,16°,16° above ESE,10° above E|2020-07-12 23:04:00.0,Mon Jul 13, 1:04 AM,6 min,56°,15° above WSW,11° above E|2020-07-13 00:39:00.0,Mon Jul 13, 2:39 AM,6 min,76°,10° above W,10° above E|2020-07-13 02:17:00.0,Mon Jul 13, 4:17 AM,6 min,38°,12° above W,12° above SE|2020-07-13 20:40:00.0,Mon Jul 13, 10:40 PM,3 min,13°,10° above S,10° above ESE|2020-07-13 22:15:00.0,Tue Jul 14, 00:15 AM,6 min,44°,10° above SW,10° above E|2020-07-13 23:52:00.0,Tue Jul 14, 1:52 AM,6 min,78°,10° above W,10° above E|2020-07-14 01:28:00.0,Tue Jul 14, 3:28 AM,6 min,49°,10° above W,11° above ESE|2020-07-14 21:27:00.0,Tue Jul 14, 11:27 PM,6 min,34°,10° above SW,11° above E|2020-07-14 23:04:00.0,Wed Jul 15, 1:04 AM,6 min,74°,10° above W,10° above E|2020-07-15 00:40:00.0,Wed Jul 15, 2:40 AM,6 min,61°,10° above W,11° above ESE|2020-07-15 02:18:00.0,Wed Jul 15, 4:18 AM,5 min,21°,10° above W,10° above SSE|2020-07-15 20:40:00.0,Wed Jul 15, 10:40 PM,5 min,25°,11° above SSW,10° above E|2020-07-15 22:16:00.0,Thu Jul 16, 00:16 AM,6 min,66°,10° above WSW,12° above E|2020-07-15 23:52:00.0,Thu Jul 16, 1:52 AM,6 min,71°,10° above W,10° above ESE|2020-07-16 01:30:00.0,Thu Jul 16, 3:30 AM,6 min,29°,11° above W,10° above SE|2020-07-16 19:55:00.0,Thu Jul 16, 9:55 PM,2 min,18°,18° above SE,10° above E|2020-07-16 21:28:00.0,Thu Jul 16, 11:28 PM,6 min,55°,10° above WSW,11° above E|2020-07-16 23:05:00.0,Fri Jul 17, 1:05 AM,6 min,77°,10° above W,10° above E|2020-07-17 00:42:00.0,Fri Jul 17, 2:42 AM,6 min,39°,12° above W,10° above SE|2020-07-17 02:20:00.0,Fri Jul 17, 4:20 AM,2 min,11°,10° above SW,10° above SSW|2020-07-17 20:40:00.0,Fri Jul 17, 10:40 PM,6 min,44°,10° above SW,10° above E|2020-07-17 22:17:00.0,Sat Jul 18, 00:17 AM,6 min,78°,10° above W,10° above E|2020-07-17 23:53:00.0,Sat Jul 18, 1:53 AM,6 min,50°,10° above W,11° above ESE|2020-07-18 01:31:00.0,Sat Jul 18, 3:31 AM,3 min,16°,11° above WSW,13° above SSW|2020-07-18 19:52:00.0,Sat Jul 18, 9:52 PM,6 min,33°,10° above SW,10° above E|2020-07-18 21:29:00.0,Sat Jul 18, 11:29 PM,6 min,74°,10° above WSW,10° above E|2020-07-18 23:05:00.0,Sun Jul 19, 1:05 AM,5 min,62°,10° above W,25° above ESE|2020-07-19 00:43:00.0,Sun Jul 19, 2:43 AM,< 1 min,14°,10° above W,14° above WSW|2020-07-19 20:41:00.0,Sun Jul 19, 10:41 PM,6 min,66°,10° above WSW,12° above E|2020-07-19 22:17:00.0,Mon Jul 20, 00:17 AM,6 min,71°,10° above W,18° above ESE|2020-07-19 23:55:00.0,Mon Jul 20, 1:55 AM,1 min,21°,11° above W,21° above WSW|2020-07-20 19:53:00.0,Mon Jul 20, 9:53 PM,6 min,55°,10° above WSW,11° above E|2020-07-20 21:30:00.0,Mon Jul 20, 11:30 PM,6 min,77°,10° above W,12° above E|2020-07-20 23:07:00.0,Tue Jul 21, 1:07 AM,2 min,36°,12° above W,36° above SW|2020-07-21 20:42:00.0,Tue Jul 21, 10:42 PM,6 min,78°,10° above W,10° above E|2020-07-21 22:18:00.0,Wed Jul 22, 00:18 AM,4 min,51°,10° above W,47° above S|2020-07-22 19:54:00.0,Wed Jul 22, 9:54 PM,6 min,74°,10° above WSW,10° above E|2020-07-22 21:30:00.0,Wed Jul 22, 11:30 PM,5 min,62°,10° above W,25° above ESE|2020-07-22 23:08:00.0,Thu Jul 23, 1:08 AM,< 1 min,14°,10° above W,14° 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.