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The following ISS sightings are possible from Wednesday Jul 15, 2020 through Thursday Jul 30, 2020

Date Visible Max Height Appears Disappears Share Event
Wed Jul 15, 10:00 PM 6 min 43° 10° above WSW 10° above NE  
Thu Jul 16, 4:31 AM 6 min 57° 10° above NW 10° above ESE  
Thu Jul 16, 9:12 PM 6 min 82° 10° above SW 11° above NE  
Thu Jul 16, 10:53 PM < 1 min 11° 11° above N 10° above N  
Fri Jul 17, 3:43 AM 6 min 32° 10° above NNW 10° above ESE  
Fri Jul 17, 5:20 AM 5 min 20° 10° above W 10° above S  
Fri Jul 17, 10:05 PM 2 min 17° 17° above NNW 10° above NNE  
Sat Jul 18, 2:56 AM 5 min 20° 10° above NNW 10° above E  
Sat Jul 18, 4:32 AM 6 min 38° 10° above WNW 11° above SSE  
Sat Jul 18, 9:16 PM 2 min 26° 26° above NNW 11° above NNE  
Mon Jul 20, 9:18 PM 1 min 12° 12° above NNW 10° above N  
Sun Jul 26, 10:58 PM 1 min 13° 10° above N 13° above NNE  
Mon Jul 27, 10:12 PM < 1 min 10° 10° above NNE 10° above NNE  
Tue Jul 28, 10:59 PM < 1 min 19° 17° above NNW 19° above NNW  
Wed Jul 29, 10:11 PM 2 min 19° 12° above NNW 19° above NE  
2020-07-15 17:30:00.0,Wed Jul 15, 10:00 PM,6 min,43°,10° above WSW,10° above NE|2020-07-16 00:01:00.0,Thu Jul 16, 4:31 AM,6 min,57°,10° above NW,10° above ESE|2020-07-16 16:42:00.0,Thu Jul 16, 9:12 PM,6 min,82°,10° above SW,11° above NE|2020-07-16 18:23:00.0,Thu Jul 16, 10:53 PM,< 1 min,11°,11° above N,10° above N|2020-07-16 23:13:00.0,Fri Jul 17, 3:43 AM,6 min,32°,10° above NNW,10° above ESE|2020-07-17 00:50:00.0,Fri Jul 17, 5:20 AM,5 min,20°,10° above W,10° above S|2020-07-17 17:35:00.0,Fri Jul 17, 10:05 PM,2 min,17°,17° above NNW,10° above NNE|2020-07-17 22:26:00.0,Sat Jul 18, 2:56 AM,5 min,20°,10° above NNW,10° above E|2020-07-18 00:02:00.0,Sat Jul 18, 4:32 AM,6 min,38°,10° above WNW,11° above SSE|2020-07-18 16:46:00.0,Sat Jul 18, 9:16 PM,2 min,26°,26° above NNW,11° above NNE|2020-07-20 16:48:00.0,Mon Jul 20, 9:18 PM,1 min,12°,12° above NNW,10° above N|2020-07-26 18:28:00.0,Sun Jul 26, 10:58 PM,1 min,13°,10° above N,13° above NNE|2020-07-27 17:42:00.0,Mon Jul 27, 10:12 PM,< 1 min,10°,10° above NNE,10° above NNE|2020-07-28 18:29:00.0,Tue Jul 28, 10:59 PM,< 1 min,19°,17° above NNW,19° above NNW|2020-07-29 17:41:00.0,Wed Jul 29, 10:11 PM,2 min,19°,12° above NNW,19° above NE|

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.