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Location: Athens, Greece

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, 2:05 AM < 1 min 16° 16° above N 16° above N  
Thu Jul 9, 5:19 AM < 1 min 10° 10° above N 10° above N  
Fri Jul 10, 1:19 AM < 1 min 10° 10° above NNE 10° above NNE  
Fri Jul 10, 2:53 AM < 1 min 10° 10° above NNW 10° above NNW  
Sat Jul 11, 2:05 AM < 1 min 12° 12° above NNW 12° above N  
Sat Jul 11, 5:20 AM 1 min 15° 11° above NNW 15° above N  
Sun Jul 12, 1:18 AM < 1 min 15° 15° above N 15° above N  
Sun Jul 12, 4:32 AM < 1 min 12° 10° above N 12° above N  
Mon Jul 13, 00:31 AM 1 min 16° 16° above N 11° above NNE  
Mon Jul 13, 5:20 AM 6 min 33° 10° above NW 10° above E  
Mon Jul 13, 10:02 PM 3 min 25° 11° above S 25° above SE  
Mon Jul 13, 11:39 PM 6 min 31° 11° above W 11° above NNE  
Tue Jul 14, 4:32 AM 2 min 21° 11° above NNW 21° above NNE  
Tue Jul 14, 9:15 PM 3 min 14° 10° above SSE 11° above E  
Tue Jul 14, 10:50 PM 6 min 52° 10° above WSW 11° above NE  
Wed Jul 15, 00:29 AM < 1 min 10° 10° above NW 10° above NW  
Wed Jul 15, 3:45 AM 1 min 14° 11° above NNW 14° above N  
Wed Jul 15, 5:21 AM 6 min 83° 10° above NW 11° above SE  
Wed Jul 15, 10:02 PM 6 min 85° 10° above SW 11° above NE  
Wed Jul 15, 11:41 PM 4 min 16° 11° above WNW 10° above NNE  
Thu Jul 16, 2:57 AM < 1 min 10° 10° above N 10° above N  
Thu Jul 16, 4:33 AM 6 min 53° 10° above NW 10° above ESE  
Thu Jul 16, 9:15 PM 6 min 44° 11° above SSW 11° above ENE  
Thu Jul 16, 10:52 PM 5 min 22° 10° above W 11° above NNE  
Fri Jul 17, 3:45 AM 6 min 32° 10° above NNW 10° above E  
Fri Jul 17, 5:22 AM 5 min 24° 11° above WNW 10° above S  
Fri Jul 17, 10:04 PM 6 min 32° 11° above W 11° above NNE  
Sat Jul 18, 2:57 AM 5 min 21° 11° above NNW 10° above E  
Sat Jul 18, 4:34 AM 6 min 45° 10° above WNW 10° above SSE  
Sat Jul 18, 9:15 PM 6 min 54° 10° above WSW 11° above NE  
Sat Jul 18, 10:56 PM < 1 min 12° 12° above N 10° above N  
Sun Jul 19, 2:10 AM < 1 min 13° 11° above NNW 13° above N  
Sun Jul 19, 10:08 PM 2 min 16° 16° above NNW 10° above NNE  
Mon Jul 20, 9:20 PM 2 min 22° 22° above NNW 11° above NNE  
Tue Jul 21, 00:35 AM < 1 min 10° 10° above NNE 10° above NNE  
Tue Jul 21, 10:09 PM < 1 min 10° 10° above N 10° above N  
Wed Jul 22, 9:21 PM 1 min 12° 12° above NNW 10° above N  
Thu Jul 23, 00:36 AM < 1 min 13° 13° above N 13° above N  
2020-07-08 23:05:00.0,Thu Jul 9, 2:05 AM,< 1 min,16°,16° above N,16° above N|2020-07-09 02:19:00.0,Thu Jul 9, 5:19 AM,< 1 min,10°,10° above N,10° above N|2020-07-09 22:19:00.0,Fri Jul 10, 1:19 AM,< 1 min,10°,10° above NNE,10° above NNE|2020-07-09 23:53:00.0,Fri Jul 10, 2:53 AM,< 1 min,10°,10° above NNW,10° above NNW|2020-07-10 23:05:00.0,Sat Jul 11, 2:05 AM,< 1 min,12°,12° above NNW,12° above N|2020-07-11 02:20:00.0,Sat Jul 11, 5:20 AM,1 min,15°,11° above NNW,15° above N|2020-07-11 22:18:00.0,Sun Jul 12, 1:18 AM,< 1 min,15°,15° above N,15° above N|2020-07-12 01:32:00.0,Sun Jul 12, 4:32 AM,< 1 min,12°,10° above N,12° above N|2020-07-12 21:31:00.0,Mon Jul 13, 00:31 AM,1 min,16°,16° above N,11° above NNE|2020-07-13 02:20:00.0,Mon Jul 13, 5:20 AM,6 min,33°,10° above NW,10° above E|2020-07-13 19:02:00.0,Mon Jul 13, 10:02 PM,3 min,25°,11° above S,25° above SE|2020-07-13 20:39:00.0,Mon Jul 13, 11:39 PM,6 min,31°,11° above W,11° above NNE|2020-07-14 01:32:00.0,Tue Jul 14, 4:32 AM,2 min,21°,11° above NNW,21° above NNE|2020-07-14 18:15:00.0,Tue Jul 14, 9:15 PM,3 min,14°,10° above SSE,11° above E|2020-07-14 19:50:00.0,Tue Jul 14, 10:50 PM,6 min,52°,10° above WSW,11° above NE|2020-07-14 21:29:00.0,Wed Jul 15, 00:29 AM,< 1 min,10°,10° above NW,10° above NW|2020-07-15 00:45:00.0,Wed Jul 15, 3:45 AM,1 min,14°,11° above NNW,14° above N|2020-07-15 02:21:00.0,Wed Jul 15, 5:21 AM,6 min,83°,10° above NW,11° above SE|2020-07-15 19:02:00.0,Wed Jul 15, 10:02 PM,6 min,85°,10° above SW,11° above NE|2020-07-15 20:41:00.0,Wed Jul 15, 11:41 PM,4 min,16°,11° above WNW,10° above NNE|2020-07-15 23:57:00.0,Thu Jul 16, 2:57 AM,< 1 min,10°,10° above N,10° above N|2020-07-16 01:33:00.0,Thu Jul 16, 4:33 AM,6 min,53°,10° above NW,10° above ESE|2020-07-16 18:15:00.0,Thu Jul 16, 9:15 PM,6 min,44°,11° above SSW,11° above ENE|2020-07-16 19:52:00.0,Thu Jul 16, 10:52 PM,5 min,22°,10° above W,11° above NNE|2020-07-17 00:45:00.0,Fri Jul 17, 3:45 AM,6 min,32°,10° above NNW,10° above E|2020-07-17 02:22:00.0,Fri Jul 17, 5:22 AM,5 min,24°,11° above WNW,10° above S|2020-07-17 19:04:00.0,Fri Jul 17, 10:04 PM,6 min,32°,11° above W,11° above NNE|2020-07-17 23:57:00.0,Sat Jul 18, 2:57 AM,5 min,21°,11° above NNW,10° above E|2020-07-18 01:34:00.0,Sat Jul 18, 4:34 AM,6 min,45°,10° above WNW,10° above SSE|2020-07-18 18:15:00.0,Sat Jul 18, 9:15 PM,6 min,54°,10° above WSW,11° above NE|2020-07-18 19:56:00.0,Sat Jul 18, 10:56 PM,< 1 min,12°,12° above N,10° above N|2020-07-18 23:10:00.0,Sun Jul 19, 2:10 AM,< 1 min,13°,11° above NNW,13° above N|2020-07-19 19:08:00.0,Sun Jul 19, 10:08 PM,2 min,16°,16° above NNW,10° above NNE|2020-07-20 18:20:00.0,Mon Jul 20, 9:20 PM,2 min,22°,22° above NNW,11° above NNE|2020-07-20 21:35:00.0,Tue Jul 21, 00:35 AM,< 1 min,10°,10° above NNE,10° above NNE|2020-07-21 19:09:00.0,Tue Jul 21, 10:09 PM,< 1 min,10°,10° above N,10° above N|2020-07-22 18:21:00.0,Wed Jul 22, 9:21 PM,1 min,12°,12° above NNW,10° above N|2020-07-22 21:36:00.0,Thu Jul 23, 00:36 AM,< 1 min,13°,13° above N,13° above N|

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.