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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, 4:30 AM 4 min 18° 10° above S 13° above E  
Sat Jun 29, 3:43 AM < 1 min 10° 10° above SE 10° above ESE  
Sun Jun 30, 4:27 AM 4 min 53° 13° above SW 31° above ENE  
Mon Jul 1, 3:40 AM 3 min 28° 24° above SSE 12° above ENE  
Tue Jul 2, 2:52 AM 1 min 14° 14° above ESE 10° above E  
Tue Jul 2, 4:25 AM 4 min 53° 12° above WSW 33° above NNE  
Wed Jul 3, 3:37 AM 2 min 83° 45° above SW 31° above NE  
Thu Jul 4, 2:50 AM 2 min 37° 37° above ESE 11° above ENE  
Thu Jul 4, 4:23 AM 4 min 25° 11° above W 18° above NNE  
Fri Jul 5, 2:02 AM < 1 min 13° 13° above E 11° above E  
Fri Jul 5, 3:35 AM 2 min 37° 27° above WNW 26° above NNE  
Sat Jul 6, 2:47 AM 1 min 55° 55° above N 24° above NE  
Sat Jul 6, 4:22 AM 3 min 15° 10° above NW 13° above N  
Sun Jul 7, 2:00 AM 1 min 20° 20° above ENE 11° above ENE  
Sun Jul 7, 3:33 AM 3 min 20° 12° above WNW 16° above N  
Mon Jul 8, 2:45 AM 2 min 27° 27° above NW 20° above NNE  
Mon Jul 8, 4:22 AM 2 min 11° 10° above NNW 11° above N  
Tue Jul 9, 1:57 AM 1 min 25° 25° above NNE 14° above NE  
Tue Jul 9, 3:31 AM 2 min 13° 10° above NW 13° above N  
2019-06-28 01:30:00.0,Fri Jun 28, 4:30 AM,4 min,18°,10° above S,13° above E|2019-06-29 00:43:00.0,Sat Jun 29, 3:43 AM,< 1 min,10°,10° above SE,10° above ESE|2019-06-30 01:27:00.0,Sun Jun 30, 4:27 AM,4 min,53°,13° above SW,31° above ENE|2019-07-01 00:40:00.0,Mon Jul 1, 3:40 AM,3 min,28°,24° above SSE,12° above ENE|2019-07-01 23:52:00.0,Tue Jul 2, 2:52 AM,1 min,14°,14° above ESE,10° above E|2019-07-02 01:25:00.0,Tue Jul 2, 4:25 AM,4 min,53°,12° above WSW,33° above NNE|2019-07-03 00:37:00.0,Wed Jul 3, 3:37 AM,2 min,83°,45° above SW,31° above NE|2019-07-03 23:50:00.0,Thu Jul 4, 2:50 AM,2 min,37°,37° above ESE,11° above ENE|2019-07-04 01:23:00.0,Thu Jul 4, 4:23 AM,4 min,25°,11° above W,18° above NNE|2019-07-04 23:02:00.0,Fri Jul 5, 2:02 AM,< 1 min,13°,13° above E,11° above E|2019-07-05 00:35:00.0,Fri Jul 5, 3:35 AM,2 min,37°,27° above WNW,26° above NNE|2019-07-05 23:47:00.0,Sat Jul 6, 2:47 AM,1 min,55°,55° above N,24° above NE|2019-07-06 01:22:00.0,Sat Jul 6, 4:22 AM,3 min,15°,10° above NW,13° above N|2019-07-06 23:00:00.0,Sun Jul 7, 2:00 AM,1 min,20°,20° above ENE,11° above ENE|2019-07-07 00:33:00.0,Sun Jul 7, 3:33 AM,3 min,20°,12° above WNW,16° above N|2019-07-07 23:45:00.0,Mon Jul 8, 2:45 AM,2 min,27°,27° above NW,20° above NNE|2019-07-08 01:22:00.0,Mon Jul 8, 4:22 AM,2 min,11°,10° above NNW,11° above N|2019-07-08 22:57:00.0,Tue Jul 9, 1:57 AM,1 min,25°,25° above NNE,14° above NE|2019-07-09 00:31:00.0,Tue Jul 9, 3:31 AM,2 min,13°,10° above NW,13° 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