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The following ISS sightings are possible from Friday May 25, 2018 through Saturday Jun 9, 2018

Date Visible Max Height Appears Disappears Share Event
Fri May 25, 10:00 PM 6 min 52° 10° above W 10° above ENE  
Fri May 25, 11:37 PM 5 min 27° 11° above WNW 11° above ENE  
Sat May 26, 1:14 AM 3 min 42° 10° above NW 42° above N  
Sat May 26, 10:47 PM 3 min 29° 29° above NNW 11° above NE  
Sun May 27, 00:22 AM 4 min 33° 12° above NW 23° above ENE  
Sun May 27, 1:58 AM < 1 min 12° 10° above WNW 12° above WNW  
Sun May 27, 9:55 PM 3 min 35° 35° above NNW 10° above NE  
Sun May 27, 11:32 PM 3 min 29° 26° above NNW 11° above ENE  
Mon May 28, 1:06 AM 2 min 34° 10° above WNW 34° above NW  
Mon May 28, 10:40 PM 3 min 27° 27° above N 11° above ENE  
Tue May 29, 00:14 AM 3 min 47° 10° above NW 47° above NNE  
Tue May 29, 9:47 PM 3 min 28° 28° above NNW 11° above NE  
Tue May 29, 11:23 PM 3 min 36° 27° above NNW 18° above ENE  
Wed May 30, 00:58 AM 1 min 22° 10° above WNW 22° above WNW  
Wed May 30, 10:31 PM 3 min 30° 27° above NNW 11° above ENE  
Thu May 31, 00:06 AM 3 min 75° 10° above WNW 75° above NW  
Thu May 31, 9:39 PM 3 min 27° 27° above N 11° above ENE  
Thu May 31, 11:15 PM 3 min 54° 26° above NW 27° above E  
Fri Jun 1, 00:50 AM < 1 min 13° 11° above W 13° above W  
Fri Jun 1, 10:24 PM 4 min 39° 33° above NNW 11° above E  
Fri Jun 1, 11:58 PM 2 min 36° 10° above WNW 36° above WSW  
Sat Jun 2, 9:35 PM < 1 min 12° 12° above ENE 10° above ENE  
Sat Jun 2, 11:07 PM 3 min 81° 18° above WNW 38° above SE  
Sun Jun 3, 10:16 PM 4 min 63° 42° above NW 13° above ESE  
Sun Jun 3, 11:50 PM 2 min 20° 10° above W 20° above WSW  
Mon Jun 4, 10:58 PM 4 min 37° 12° above WNW 30° above S  
Tue Jun 5, 10:07 PM 4 min 67° 27° above WNW 13° above SE  
Wed Jun 6, 10:50 PM 3 min 18° 10° above W 15° above SSW  
Thu Jun 7, 9:58 PM 5 min 31° 16° above W 11° above SSE  
2018-05-25 20:00:00.0,Fri May 25, 10:00 PM,6 min,52°,10° above W,10° above ENE|2018-05-25 21:37:00.0,Fri May 25, 11:37 PM,5 min,27°,11° above WNW,11° above ENE|2018-05-25 23:14:00.0,Sat May 26, 1:14 AM,3 min,42°,10° above NW,42° above N|2018-05-26 20:47:00.0,Sat May 26, 10:47 PM,3 min,29°,29° above NNW,11° above NE|2018-05-26 22:22:00.0,Sun May 27, 00:22 AM,4 min,33°,12° above NW,23° above ENE|2018-05-26 23:58:00.0,Sun May 27, 1:58 AM,< 1 min,12°,10° above WNW,12° above WNW|2018-05-27 19:55:00.0,Sun May 27, 9:55 PM,3 min,35°,35° above NNW,10° above NE|2018-05-27 21:32:00.0,Sun May 27, 11:32 PM,3 min,29°,26° above NNW,11° above ENE|2018-05-27 23:06:00.0,Mon May 28, 1:06 AM,2 min,34°,10° above WNW,34° above NW|2018-05-28 20:40:00.0,Mon May 28, 10:40 PM,3 min,27°,27° above N,11° above ENE|2018-05-28 22:14:00.0,Tue May 29, 00:14 AM,3 min,47°,10° above NW,47° above NNE|2018-05-29 19:47:00.0,Tue May 29, 9:47 PM,3 min,28°,28° above NNW,11° above NE|2018-05-29 21:23:00.0,Tue May 29, 11:23 PM,3 min,36°,27° above NNW,18° above ENE|2018-05-29 22:58:00.0,Wed May 30, 00:58 AM,1 min,22°,10° above WNW,22° above WNW|2018-05-30 20:31:00.0,Wed May 30, 10:31 PM,3 min,30°,27° above NNW,11° above ENE|2018-05-30 22:06:00.0,Thu May 31, 00:06 AM,3 min,75°,10° above WNW,75° above NW|2018-05-31 19:39:00.0,Thu May 31, 9:39 PM,3 min,27°,27° above N,11° above ENE|2018-05-31 21:15:00.0,Thu May 31, 11:15 PM,3 min,54°,26° above NW,27° above E|2018-05-31 22:50:00.0,Fri Jun 1, 00:50 AM,< 1 min,13°,11° above W,13° above W|2018-06-01 20:24:00.0,Fri Jun 1, 10:24 PM,4 min,39°,33° above NNW,11° above E|2018-06-01 21:58:00.0,Fri Jun 1, 11:58 PM,2 min,36°,10° above WNW,36° above WSW|2018-06-02 19:35:00.0,Sat Jun 2, 9:35 PM,< 1 min,12°,12° above ENE,10° above ENE|2018-06-02 21:07:00.0,Sat Jun 2, 11:07 PM,3 min,81°,18° above WNW,38° above SE|2018-06-03 20:16:00.0,Sun Jun 3, 10:16 PM,4 min,63°,42° above NW,13° above ESE|2018-06-03 21:50:00.0,Sun Jun 3, 11:50 PM,2 min,20°,10° above W,20° above WSW|2018-06-04 20:58:00.0,Mon Jun 4, 10:58 PM,4 min,37°,12° above WNW,30° above S|2018-06-05 20:07:00.0,Tue Jun 5, 10:07 PM,4 min,67°,27° above WNW,13° above SE|2018-06-06 20:50:00.0,Wed Jun 6, 10:50 PM,3 min,18°,10° above W,15° above SSW|2018-06-07 19:58:00.0,Thu Jun 7, 9:58 PM,5 min,31°,16° above W,11° above SSE|

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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