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The following ISS sightings are possible from Wednesday Jan 19, 2022 through Thursday Feb 3, 2022

Date Visible Max Height Appears Disappears Share Event
Wed Jan 19, 7:36 PM 1 min 15° 10° above SSW 15° above SSW  
Thu Jan 20, 6:49 PM 2 min 21° 10° above SSW 21° above SSE  
Fri Jan 21, 6:02 PM 4 min 15° 10° above S 11° above ESE  
Fri Jan 21, 7:37 PM 2 min 26° 10° above SW 26° above SW  
Sat Jan 22, 6:49 PM 4 min 35° 10° above SW 33° above SE  
Sat Jan 22, 8:25 PM < 1 min 12° 10° above W 12° above WSW  
Sun Jan 23, 6:01 PM 5 min 27° 10° above SSW 14° above E  
Sun Jan 23, 7:37 PM 2 min 32° 10° above WSW 32° above WSW  
Mon Jan 24, 6:49 PM 4 min 53° 10° above WSW 42° above ESE  
Mon Jan 24, 8:26 PM < 1 min 12° 10° above W 12° above W  
Tue Jan 25, 6:02 PM 6 min 44° 10° above SW 13° above E  
Tue Jan 25, 7:38 PM 2 min 38° 10° above W 38° above WSW  
Wed Jan 26, 6:50 PM 4 min 64° 10° above WSW 40° above ESE  
Wed Jan 26, 8:27 PM 1 min 13° 10° above W 13° above W  
Thu Jan 27, 6:02 PM 6 min 60° 10° above WSW 14° above E  
Thu Jan 27, 7:39 PM 2 min 42° 10° above W 42° above WSW  
Fri Jan 28, 6:51 PM 4 min 61° 10° above W 39° above SE  
Fri Jan 28, 8:27 PM < 1 min 13° 10° above W 13° above W  
Sat Jan 29, 6:03 PM 7 min 65° 10° above W 10° above E  
Sat Jan 29, 7:39 PM 3 min 36° 10° above W 36° above SW  
Sun Jan 30, 6:51 PM 5 min 46° 10° above W 26° above SE  
Sun Jan 30, 8:28 PM < 1 min 12° 10° above WSW 12° above WSW  
Mon Jan 31, 6:03 PM 7 min 55° 10° above W 10° above ESE  
Mon Jan 31, 7:40 PM 3 min 22° 10° above W 22° above SSW  
Tue Feb 1, 6:52 PM 5 min 29° 10° above W 13° above SSE  
Wed Feb 2, 6:04 PM 6 min 38° 10° above W 10° above SE  
Wed Feb 2, 7:41 PM 3 min 12° 10° above WSW 10° above SSW  
2022-01-19 19:36:00.0,Wed Jan 19, 7:36 PM,1 min,15°,10° above SSW,15° above SSW|2022-01-20 18:49:00.0,Thu Jan 20, 6:49 PM,2 min,21°,10° above SSW,21° above SSE|2022-01-21 18:02:00.0,Fri Jan 21, 6:02 PM,4 min,15°,10° above S,11° above ESE|2022-01-21 19:37:00.0,Fri Jan 21, 7:37 PM,2 min,26°,10° above SW,26° above SW|2022-01-22 18:49:00.0,Sat Jan 22, 6:49 PM,4 min,35°,10° above SW,33° above SE|2022-01-22 20:25:00.0,Sat Jan 22, 8:25 PM,< 1 min,12°,10° above W,12° above WSW|2022-01-23 18:01:00.0,Sun Jan 23, 6:01 PM,5 min,27°,10° above SSW,14° above E|2022-01-23 19:37:00.0,Sun Jan 23, 7:37 PM,2 min,32°,10° above WSW,32° above WSW|2022-01-24 18:49:00.0,Mon Jan 24, 6:49 PM,4 min,53°,10° above WSW,42° above ESE|2022-01-24 20:26:00.0,Mon Jan 24, 8:26 PM,< 1 min,12°,10° above W,12° above W|2022-01-25 18:02:00.0,Tue Jan 25, 6:02 PM,6 min,44°,10° above SW,13° above E|2022-01-25 19:38:00.0,Tue Jan 25, 7:38 PM,2 min,38°,10° above W,38° above WSW|2022-01-26 18:50:00.0,Wed Jan 26, 6:50 PM,4 min,64°,10° above WSW,40° above ESE|2022-01-26 20:27:00.0,Wed Jan 26, 8:27 PM,1 min,13°,10° above W,13° above W|2022-01-27 18:02:00.0,Thu Jan 27, 6:02 PM,6 min,60°,10° above WSW,14° above E|2022-01-27 19:39:00.0,Thu Jan 27, 7:39 PM,2 min,42°,10° above W,42° above WSW|2022-01-28 18:51:00.0,Fri Jan 28, 6:51 PM,4 min,61°,10° above W,39° above SE|2022-01-28 20:27:00.0,Fri Jan 28, 8:27 PM,< 1 min,13°,10° above W,13° above W|2022-01-29 18:03:00.0,Sat Jan 29, 6:03 PM,7 min,65°,10° above W,10° above E|2022-01-29 19:39:00.0,Sat Jan 29, 7:39 PM,3 min,36°,10° above W,36° above SW|2022-01-30 18:51:00.0,Sun Jan 30, 6:51 PM,5 min,46°,10° above W,26° above SE|2022-01-30 20:28:00.0,Sun Jan 30, 8:28 PM,< 1 min,12°,10° above WSW,12° above WSW|2022-01-31 18:03:00.0,Mon Jan 31, 6:03 PM,7 min,55°,10° above W,10° above ESE|2022-01-31 19:40:00.0,Mon Jan 31, 7:40 PM,3 min,22°,10° above W,22° above SSW|2022-02-01 18:52:00.0,Tue Feb 1, 6:52 PM,5 min,29°,10° above W,13° above SSE|2022-02-02 18:04:00.0,Wed Feb 2, 6:04 PM,6 min,38°,10° above W,10° above SE|2022-02-02 19:41:00.0,Wed Feb 2, 7:41 PM,3 min,12°,10° above WSW,10° above SSW|

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.