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Location: Nurtingen, Germany

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 13° 13° above E 11° above E  
Thu Jul 9, 2:38 AM 5 min 79° 34° above WSW 10° above ENE  
Thu Jul 9, 4:13 AM 4 min 47° 10° above WNW 39° above NE  
Fri Jul 10, 1:52 AM 3 min 77° 77° above SSE 10° above ENE  
Fri Jul 10, 3:25 AM 6 min 48° 10° above W 11° above ENE  
Sat Jul 11, 1:05 AM 2 min 34° 34° above E 11° above ENE  
Sat Jul 11, 2:38 AM 6 min 53° 12° above W 11° above ENE  
Sat Jul 11, 4:15 AM 6 min 56° 10° above WNW 11° above E  
Sun Jul 12, 00:18 AM 1 min 19° 19° above E 11° above E  
Sun Jul 12, 1:51 AM 5 min 63° 22° above W 12° above ENE  
Sun Jul 12, 3:27 AM 6 min 49° 10° above WNW 11° above E  
Sun Jul 12, 11:31 PM < 1 min 13° 13° above E 11° above E  
Mon Jul 13, 1:03 AM 5 min 80° 27° above WSW 10° above ENE  
Mon Jul 13, 2:39 AM 6 min 47° 10° above WNW 11° above ENE  
Mon Jul 13, 4:16 AM 6 min 85° 10° above WNW 10° above ESE  
Mon Jul 13, 10:39 PM 4 min 16° 11° above S 10° above E  
Tue Jul 14, 00:14 AM 6 min 76° 10° above WSW 10° above ENE  
Tue Jul 14, 1:51 AM 6 min 49° 10° above W 11° above ENE  
Tue Jul 14, 3:28 AM 6 min 66° 10° above WNW 10° above E  
Tue Jul 14, 9:53 PM 1 min 10° 10° above SE 10° above ESE  
Tue Jul 14, 11:26 PM 6 min 53° 10° above SW 11° above ENE  
Wed Jul 15, 1:03 AM 6 min 54° 10° above W 11° above ENE  
Wed Jul 15, 2:40 AM 6 min 55° 10° above WNW 11° above E  
Wed Jul 15, 4:17 AM 6 min 49° 10° above WNW 11° above SE  
Wed Jul 15, 10:38 PM 6 min 35° 10° above SW 11° above E  
Thu Jul 16, 00:15 AM 6 min 64° 10° above W 12° above ENE  
Thu Jul 16, 1:52 AM 6 min 49° 10° above WNW 11° above E  
Thu Jul 16, 3:29 AM 6 min 71° 10° above WNW 12° above ESE  
Thu Jul 16, 5:07 AM < 1 min 12° 10° above WSW 12° above WSW  
Thu Jul 16, 9:51 PM 5 min 24° 10° above SSW 11° above E  
Thu Jul 16, 11:27 PM 6 min 81° 10° above WSW 10° above ENE  
Fri Jul 17, 1:04 AM 6 min 47° 10° above WNW 11° above ENE  
Fri Jul 17, 2:41 AM 6 min 83° 10° above WNW 10° above ESE  
Fri Jul 17, 4:18 AM 5 min 22° 10° above W 11° above SSE  
Fri Jul 17, 10:39 PM 6 min 74° 10° above WSW 12° above ENE  
Sat Jul 18, 00:16 AM 6 min 49° 10° above W 11° above ENE  
Sat Jul 18, 1:53 AM 6 min 66° 10° above WNW 10° above E  
Sat Jul 18, 3:30 AM 6 min 33° 11° above W 11° above SSE  
Sat Jul 18, 9:51 PM 6 min 51° 10° above SW 11° above ENE  
Sat Jul 18, 11:28 PM 6 min 54° 10° above W 11° above ENE  
Sun Jul 19, 1:05 AM 5 min 55° 10° above WNW 20° above E  
Sun Jul 19, 2:42 AM 1 min 21° 10° above WNW 21° above W  
Sun Jul 19, 10:40 PM 6 min 65° 10° above W 12° above ENE  
Mon Jul 20, 00:17 AM 6 min 49° 10° above WNW 13° above E  
Mon Jul 20, 1:54 AM 2 min 33° 10° above WNW 33° above WNW  
Mon Jul 20, 9:52 PM 6 min 82° 10° above WSW 10° above ENE  
Mon Jul 20, 11:29 PM 6 min 47° 10° above WNW 11° above ENE  
Tue Jul 21, 1:06 AM 3 min 69° 10° above WNW 69° above NW  
Tue Jul 21, 10:41 PM 6 min 49° 10° above W 11° above ENE  
Wed Jul 22, 00:18 AM 4 min 65° 10° above WNW 39° above E  
Wed Jul 22, 1:55 AM < 1 min 11° 11° above W 11° above W  
Wed Jul 22, 9:55 PM 4 min 55° 38° above WNW 11° above ENE  
Wed Jul 22, 11:30 PM 6 min 54° 10° above WNW 17° above E  
Thu Jul 23, 1:07 AM 2 min 25° 10° above WNW 25° above W  
2020-07-08 23:05:00.0,Thu Jul 9, 1:05 AM,< 1 min,13°,13° above E,11° above E|2020-07-09 00:38:00.0,Thu Jul 9, 2:38 AM,5 min,79°,34° above WSW,10° above ENE|2020-07-09 02:13:00.0,Thu Jul 9, 4:13 AM,4 min,47°,10° above WNW,39° above NE|2020-07-09 23:52:00.0,Fri Jul 10, 1:52 AM,3 min,77°,77° above SSE,10° above ENE|2020-07-10 01:25:00.0,Fri Jul 10, 3:25 AM,6 min,48°,10° above W,11° above ENE|2020-07-10 23:05:00.0,Sat Jul 11, 1:05 AM,2 min,34°,34° above E,11° above ENE|2020-07-11 00:38:00.0,Sat Jul 11, 2:38 AM,6 min,53°,12° above W,11° above ENE|2020-07-11 02:15:00.0,Sat Jul 11, 4:15 AM,6 min,56°,10° above WNW,11° above E|2020-07-11 22:18:00.0,Sun Jul 12, 00:18 AM,1 min,19°,19° above E,11° above E|2020-07-11 23:51:00.0,Sun Jul 12, 1:51 AM,5 min,63°,22° above W,12° above ENE|2020-07-12 01:27:00.0,Sun Jul 12, 3:27 AM,6 min,49°,10° above WNW,11° above E|2020-07-12 21:31:00.0,Sun Jul 12, 11:31 PM,< 1 min,13°,13° above E,11° above E|2020-07-12 23:03:00.0,Mon Jul 13, 1:03 AM,5 min,80°,27° above WSW,10° above ENE|2020-07-13 00:39:00.0,Mon Jul 13, 2:39 AM,6 min,47°,10° above WNW,11° above ENE|2020-07-13 02:16:00.0,Mon Jul 13, 4:16 AM,6 min,85°,10° above WNW,10° above ESE|2020-07-13 20:39:00.0,Mon Jul 13, 10:39 PM,4 min,16°,11° above S,10° above E|2020-07-13 22:14:00.0,Tue Jul 14, 00:14 AM,6 min,76°,10° above WSW,10° above ENE|2020-07-13 23:51:00.0,Tue Jul 14, 1:51 AM,6 min,49°,10° above W,11° above ENE|2020-07-14 01:28:00.0,Tue Jul 14, 3:28 AM,6 min,66°,10° above WNW,10° above E|2020-07-14 19:53:00.0,Tue Jul 14, 9:53 PM,1 min,10°,10° above SE,10° above ESE|2020-07-14 21:26:00.0,Tue Jul 14, 11:26 PM,6 min,53°,10° above SW,11° above ENE|2020-07-14 23:03:00.0,Wed Jul 15, 1:03 AM,6 min,54°,10° above W,11° above ENE|2020-07-15 00:40:00.0,Wed Jul 15, 2:40 AM,6 min,55°,10° above WNW,11° above E|2020-07-15 02:17:00.0,Wed Jul 15, 4:17 AM,6 min,49°,10° above WNW,11° above SE|2020-07-15 20:38:00.0,Wed Jul 15, 10:38 PM,6 min,35°,10° above SW,11° above E|2020-07-15 22:15:00.0,Thu Jul 16, 00:15 AM,6 min,64°,10° above W,12° above ENE|2020-07-15 23:52:00.0,Thu Jul 16, 1:52 AM,6 min,49°,10° above WNW,11° above E|2020-07-16 01:29:00.0,Thu Jul 16, 3:29 AM,6 min,71°,10° above WNW,12° above ESE|2020-07-16 03:07:00.0,Thu Jul 16, 5:07 AM,< 1 min,12°,10° above WSW,12° above WSW|2020-07-16 19:51:00.0,Thu Jul 16, 9:51 PM,5 min,24°,10° above SSW,11° above E|2020-07-16 21:27:00.0,Thu Jul 16, 11:27 PM,6 min,81°,10° above WSW,10° above ENE|2020-07-16 23:04:00.0,Fri Jul 17, 1:04 AM,6 min,47°,10° above WNW,11° above ENE|2020-07-17 00:41:00.0,Fri Jul 17, 2:41 AM,6 min,83°,10° above WNW,10° above ESE|2020-07-17 02:18:00.0,Fri Jul 17, 4:18 AM,5 min,22°,10° above W,11° above SSE|2020-07-17 20:39:00.0,Fri Jul 17, 10:39 PM,6 min,74°,10° above WSW,12° above ENE|2020-07-17 22:16:00.0,Sat Jul 18, 00:16 AM,6 min,49°,10° above W,11° above ENE|2020-07-17 23:53:00.0,Sat Jul 18, 1:53 AM,6 min,66°,10° above WNW,10° above E|2020-07-18 01:30:00.0,Sat Jul 18, 3:30 AM,6 min,33°,11° above W,11° above SSE|2020-07-18 19:51:00.0,Sat Jul 18, 9:51 PM,6 min,51°,10° above SW,11° above ENE|2020-07-18 21:28:00.0,Sat Jul 18, 11:28 PM,6 min,54°,10° above W,11° above ENE|2020-07-18 23:05:00.0,Sun Jul 19, 1:05 AM,5 min,55°,10° above WNW,20° above E|2020-07-19 00:42:00.0,Sun Jul 19, 2:42 AM,1 min,21°,10° above WNW,21° above W|2020-07-19 20:40:00.0,Sun Jul 19, 10:40 PM,6 min,65°,10° above W,12° above ENE|2020-07-19 22:17:00.0,Mon Jul 20, 00:17 AM,6 min,49°,10° above WNW,13° above E|2020-07-19 23:54:00.0,Mon Jul 20, 1:54 AM,2 min,33°,10° above WNW,33° above WNW|2020-07-20 19:52:00.0,Mon Jul 20, 9:52 PM,6 min,82°,10° above WSW,10° above ENE|2020-07-20 21:29:00.0,Mon Jul 20, 11:29 PM,6 min,47°,10° above WNW,11° above ENE|2020-07-20 23:06:00.0,Tue Jul 21, 1:06 AM,3 min,69°,10° above WNW,69° above NW|2020-07-21 20:41:00.0,Tue Jul 21, 10:41 PM,6 min,49°,10° above W,11° above ENE|2020-07-21 22:18:00.0,Wed Jul 22, 00:18 AM,4 min,65°,10° above WNW,39° above E|2020-07-21 23:55:00.0,Wed Jul 22, 1:55 AM,< 1 min,11°,11° above W,11° above W|2020-07-22 19:55:00.0,Wed Jul 22, 9:55 PM,4 min,55°,38° above WNW,11° above ENE|2020-07-22 21:30:00.0,Wed Jul 22, 11:30 PM,6 min,54°,10° above WNW,17° above E|2020-07-22 23:07:00.0,Thu Jul 23, 1:07 AM,2 min,25°,10° above WNW,25° above W|

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.