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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, 1:38 AM 2 min 19° 19° above SE 11° above E  
Thu Jul 9, 3:11 AM 6 min 53° 12° above WSW 11° above E  
Fri Jul 10, 00:51 AM < 1 min 12° 12° above ESE 10° above ESE  
Fri Jul 10, 2:24 AM 5 min 44° 21° above SW 10° above E  
Fri Jul 10, 3:59 AM 6 min 64° 10° above W 12° above ESE  
Sat Jul 11, 1:38 AM 4 min 35° 30° above S 11° above E  
Sat Jul 11, 3:12 AM 6 min 64° 10° above W 12° above E  
Sun Jul 12, 00:51 AM 3 min 27° 27° above SSE 11° above E  
Sun Jul 12, 2:24 AM 6 min 60° 10° above WSW 11° above E  
Sun Jul 12, 4:01 AM 6 min 53° 10° above W 11° above ESE  
Mon Jul 13, 00:04 AM 2 min 20° 20° above SE 11° above E  
Mon Jul 13, 1:36 AM 6 min 53° 10° above WSW 11° above E  
Mon Jul 13, 3:13 AM 6 min 60° 10° above W 11° above ESE  
Mon Jul 13, 11:14 PM 4 min 15° 10° above S 10° above ESE  
Tue Jul 14, 00:49 AM 6 min 44° 10° above SW 10° above E  
Tue Jul 14, 2:25 AM 6 min 64° 10° above W 12° above E  
Tue Jul 14, 4:02 AM 6 min 36° 12° above W 11° above SE  
Tue Jul 14, 10:27 PM 1 min 10° 10° above SSE 10° above SE  
Wed Jul 15, 00:01 AM 6 min 35° 12° above SW 11° above E  
Wed Jul 15, 1:37 AM 6 min 64° 10° above W 12° above E  
Wed Jul 15, 3:14 AM 6 min 45° 10° above W 10° above SE  
Wed Jul 15, 11:14 PM 5 min 27° 11° above SSW 11° above E  
Thu Jul 16, 00:49 AM 6 min 60° 10° above WSW 11° above E  
Thu Jul 16, 2:26 AM 6 min 54° 10° above W 11° above ESE  
Thu Jul 16, 4:03 AM 5 min 21° 10° above W 10° above SSE  
Thu Jul 16, 10:26 PM 5 min 20° 11° above SSW 11° above E  
Fri Jul 17, 00:01 AM 6 min 52° 10° above WSW 11° above E  
Fri Jul 17, 1:38 AM 6 min 61° 10° above W 11° above ESE  
Fri Jul 17, 3:15 AM 5 min 28° 11° above W 11° above SSE  
Fri Jul 17, 11:14 PM 6 min 43° 10° above SW 10° above E  
Sat Jul 18, 00:50 AM 6 min 64° 10° above W 12° above E  
Sat Jul 18, 2:27 AM 6 min 36° 12° above W 11° above SE  
Sat Jul 18, 4:05 AM < 1 min 11° 10° above WSW 11° above SW  
Sat Jul 18, 10:26 PM 6 min 34° 10° above SW 11° above E  
Sun Jul 19, 00:02 AM 6 min 64° 10° above WSW 12° above E  
Sun Jul 19, 1:39 AM 4 min 45° 10° above W 32° above SE  
Sun Jul 19, 11:14 PM 6 min 59° 10° above WSW 11° above E  
Mon Jul 20, 00:51 AM 5 min 54° 10° above W 24° above ESE  
Mon Jul 20, 2:28 AM < 1 min 14° 10° above W 14° above WSW  
Mon Jul 20, 10:26 PM 6 min 52° 10° above WSW 11° above E  
Tue Jul 21, 00:03 AM 6 min 61° 10° above W 14° above ESE  
Tue Jul 21, 1:40 AM 2 min 23° 11° above W 23° above WSW  
Tue Jul 21, 11:15 PM 6 min 64° 10° above W 12° above E  
Wed Jul 22, 00:52 AM 3 min 37° 12° above W 36° above SSW  
Wed Jul 22, 10:27 PM 6 min 64° 10° above WSW 12° above E  
Thu Jul 23, 00:04 AM 4 min 46° 10° above W 32° above SE  
2020-07-09 00:38:00.0,Thu Jul 9, 1:38 AM,2 min,19°,19° above SE,11° above E|2020-07-09 02:11:00.0,Thu Jul 9, 3:11 AM,6 min,53°,12° above WSW,11° above E|2020-07-09 23:51:00.0,Fri Jul 10, 00:51 AM,< 1 min,12°,12° above ESE,10° above ESE|2020-07-10 01:24:00.0,Fri Jul 10, 2:24 AM,5 min,44°,21° above SW,10° above E|2020-07-10 02:59:00.0,Fri Jul 10, 3:59 AM,6 min,64°,10° above W,12° above ESE|2020-07-11 00:38:00.0,Sat Jul 11, 1:38 AM,4 min,35°,30° above S,11° above E|2020-07-11 02:12:00.0,Sat Jul 11, 3:12 AM,6 min,64°,10° above W,12° above E|2020-07-11 23:51:00.0,Sun Jul 12, 00:51 AM,3 min,27°,27° above SSE,11° above E|2020-07-12 01:24:00.0,Sun Jul 12, 2:24 AM,6 min,60°,10° above WSW,11° above E|2020-07-12 03:01:00.0,Sun Jul 12, 4:01 AM,6 min,53°,10° above W,11° above ESE|2020-07-12 23:04:00.0,Mon Jul 13, 00:04 AM,2 min,20°,20° above SE,11° above E|2020-07-13 00:36:00.0,Mon Jul 13, 1:36 AM,6 min,53°,10° above WSW,11° above E|2020-07-13 02:13:00.0,Mon Jul 13, 3:13 AM,6 min,60°,10° above W,11° above ESE|2020-07-13 22:14:00.0,Mon Jul 13, 11:14 PM,4 min,15°,10° above S,10° above ESE|2020-07-13 23:49:00.0,Tue Jul 14, 00:49 AM,6 min,44°,10° above SW,10° above E|2020-07-14 01:25:00.0,Tue Jul 14, 2:25 AM,6 min,64°,10° above W,12° above E|2020-07-14 03:02:00.0,Tue Jul 14, 4:02 AM,6 min,36°,12° above W,11° above SE|2020-07-14 21:27:00.0,Tue Jul 14, 10:27 PM,1 min,10°,10° above SSE,10° above SE|2020-07-14 23:01:00.0,Wed Jul 15, 00:01 AM,6 min,35°,12° above SW,11° above E|2020-07-15 00:37:00.0,Wed Jul 15, 1:37 AM,6 min,64°,10° above W,12° above E|2020-07-15 02:14:00.0,Wed Jul 15, 3:14 AM,6 min,45°,10° above W,10° above SE|2020-07-15 22:14:00.0,Wed Jul 15, 11:14 PM,5 min,27°,11° above SSW,11° above E|2020-07-15 23:49:00.0,Thu Jul 16, 00:49 AM,6 min,60°,10° above WSW,11° above E|2020-07-16 01:26:00.0,Thu Jul 16, 2:26 AM,6 min,54°,10° above W,11° above ESE|2020-07-16 03:03:00.0,Thu Jul 16, 4:03 AM,5 min,21°,10° above W,10° above SSE|2020-07-16 21:26:00.0,Thu Jul 16, 10:26 PM,5 min,20°,11° above SSW,11° above E|2020-07-16 23:01:00.0,Fri Jul 17, 00:01 AM,6 min,52°,10° above WSW,11° above E|2020-07-17 00:38:00.0,Fri Jul 17, 1:38 AM,6 min,61°,10° above W,11° above ESE|2020-07-17 02:15:00.0,Fri Jul 17, 3:15 AM,5 min,28°,11° above W,11° above SSE|2020-07-17 22:14:00.0,Fri Jul 17, 11:14 PM,6 min,43°,10° above SW,10° above E|2020-07-17 23:50:00.0,Sat Jul 18, 00:50 AM,6 min,64°,10° above W,12° above E|2020-07-18 01:27:00.0,Sat Jul 18, 2:27 AM,6 min,36°,12° above W,11° above SE|2020-07-18 03:05:00.0,Sat Jul 18, 4:05 AM,< 1 min,11°,10° above WSW,11° above SW|2020-07-18 21:26:00.0,Sat Jul 18, 10:26 PM,6 min,34°,10° above SW,11° above E|2020-07-18 23:02:00.0,Sun Jul 19, 00:02 AM,6 min,64°,10° above WSW,12° above E|2020-07-19 00:39:00.0,Sun Jul 19, 1:39 AM,4 min,45°,10° above W,32° above SE|2020-07-19 22:14:00.0,Sun Jul 19, 11:14 PM,6 min,59°,10° above WSW,11° above E|2020-07-19 23:51:00.0,Mon Jul 20, 00:51 AM,5 min,54°,10° above W,24° above ESE|2020-07-20 01:28:00.0,Mon Jul 20, 2:28 AM,< 1 min,14°,10° above W,14° above WSW|2020-07-20 21:26:00.0,Mon Jul 20, 10:26 PM,6 min,52°,10° above WSW,11° above E|2020-07-20 23:03:00.0,Tue Jul 21, 00:03 AM,6 min,61°,10° above W,14° above ESE|2020-07-21 00:40:00.0,Tue Jul 21, 1:40 AM,2 min,23°,11° above W,23° above WSW|2020-07-21 22:15:00.0,Tue Jul 21, 11:15 PM,6 min,64°,10° above W,12° above E|2020-07-21 23:52:00.0,Wed Jul 22, 00:52 AM,3 min,37°,12° above W,36° above SSW|2020-07-22 21:27:00.0,Wed Jul 22, 10:27 PM,6 min,64°,10° above WSW,12° above E|2020-07-22 23:04:00.0,Thu Jul 23, 00:04 AM,4 min,46°,10° above W,32° above SE|

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.