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Location: Carbonia, Italy

The following ISS sightings are possible from Monday Jun 24, 2019 through Wednesday Jul 10, 2019

Date Visible Max Height Appears Disappears Share Event
Fri Jun 28, 5:03 AM 4 min 19° 10° above S 13° above E  
Sat Jun 29, 4:15 AM 1 min 10° 10° above SE 10° above ESE  
Sun Jun 30, 5:00 AM 4 min 56° 16° above SSW 31° above ENE  
Mon Jul 1, 4:12 AM 3 min 29° 27° above SSE 13° above ENE  
Tue Jul 2, 3:25 AM < 1 min 13° 13° above ESE 11° above E  
Tue Jul 2, 4:58 AM 4 min 49° 15° above WSW 32° above NNE  
Wed Jul 3, 4:10 AM 2 min 88° 58° above SW 31° above NE  
Thu Jul 4, 3:22 AM 2 min 33° 33° above E 11° above ENE  
Thu Jul 4, 4:56 AM 4 min 23° 10° above W 17° above N  
Fri Jul 5, 4:08 AM 2 min 34° 26° above WNW 25° above NNE  
Sat Jul 6, 3:20 AM 1 min 43° 43° above NNE 24° above NE  
Sat Jul 6, 4:55 AM 3 min 14° 10° above NW 12° above N  
Sun Jul 7, 2:33 AM < 1 min 16° 16° above NE 11° above NE  
Sun Jul 7, 4:05 AM 3 min 18° 13° above WNW 15° above N  
Mon Jul 8, 3:18 AM 1 min 25° 25° above NNW 19° above N  
Mon Jul 8, 4:55 AM 1 min 10° 10° above NNW 10° above N  
Tue Jul 9, 2:30 AM 1 min 23° 23° above NNE 14° above NE  
Tue Jul 9, 4:04 AM 2 min 12° 10° above NW 11° above N  
Tue Jul 9, 5:43 AM < 1 min 10° 10° above N 10° above N  
2019-06-28 03:03:00.0,Fri Jun 28, 5:03 AM,4 min,19°,10° above S,13° above E|2019-06-29 02:15:00.0,Sat Jun 29, 4:15 AM,1 min,10°,10° above SE,10° above ESE|2019-06-30 03:00:00.0,Sun Jun 30, 5:00 AM,4 min,56°,16° above SSW,31° above ENE|2019-07-01 02:12:00.0,Mon Jul 1, 4:12 AM,3 min,29°,27° above SSE,13° above ENE|2019-07-02 01:25:00.0,Tue Jul 2, 3:25 AM,< 1 min,13°,13° above ESE,11° above E|2019-07-02 02:58:00.0,Tue Jul 2, 4:58 AM,4 min,49°,15° above WSW,32° above NNE|2019-07-03 02:10:00.0,Wed Jul 3, 4:10 AM,2 min,88°,58° above SW,31° above NE|2019-07-04 01:22:00.0,Thu Jul 4, 3:22 AM,2 min,33°,33° above E,11° above ENE|2019-07-04 02:56:00.0,Thu Jul 4, 4:56 AM,4 min,23°,10° above W,17° above N|2019-07-05 02:08:00.0,Fri Jul 5, 4:08 AM,2 min,34°,26° above WNW,25° above NNE|2019-07-06 01:20:00.0,Sat Jul 6, 3:20 AM,1 min,43°,43° above NNE,24° above NE|2019-07-06 02:55:00.0,Sat Jul 6, 4:55 AM,3 min,14°,10° above NW,12° above N|2019-07-07 00:33:00.0,Sun Jul 7, 2:33 AM,< 1 min,16°,16° above NE,11° above NE|2019-07-07 02:05:00.0,Sun Jul 7, 4:05 AM,3 min,18°,13° above WNW,15° above N|2019-07-08 01:18:00.0,Mon Jul 8, 3:18 AM,1 min,25°,25° above NNW,19° above N|2019-07-08 02:55:00.0,Mon Jul 8, 4:55 AM,1 min,10°,10° above NNW,10° above N|2019-07-09 00:30:00.0,Tue Jul 9, 2:30 AM,1 min,23°,23° above NNE,14° above NE|2019-07-09 02:04:00.0,Tue Jul 9, 4:04 AM,2 min,12°,10° above NW,11° above N|2019-07-09 03:43:00.0,Tue Jul 9, 5:43 AM,< 1 min,10°,10° above N,10° 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