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The following ISS sightings are possible from Wednesday Mar 20, 2019 through Thursday Apr 4, 2019

Date Visible Max Height Appears Disappears Share Event
Fri Mar 22, 8:11 PM 1 min 21° 11° above SSW 21° above S  
Sat Mar 23, 7:21 PM 4 min 19° 11° above S 15° above ESE  
Sat Mar 23, 8:56 PM 1 min 22° 10° above WSW 22° above WSW  
Sun Mar 24, 8:06 PM 4 min 48° 10° above SW 43° above SE  
Sun Mar 24, 9:42 PM < 1 min 10° 10° above W 10° above W  
Mon Mar 25, 7:15 PM 6 min 34° 10° above SW 12° above E  
Mon Mar 25, 8:51 PM 2 min 44° 10° above W 44° above W  
Tue Mar 26, 8:01 PM 5 min 74° 10° above WSW 31° above E  
Tue Mar 26, 9:37 PM < 1 min 15° 10° above W 15° above W  
Wed Mar 27, 7:10 PM 6 min 57° 10° above WSW 11° above E  
Wed Mar 27, 8:47 PM 3 min 72° 12° above W 72° above WNW  
Thu Mar 28, 7:58 PM 3 min 86° 28° above W 26° above E  
Thu Mar 28, 9:33 PM 1 min 22° 10° above W 22° above W  
Fri Mar 29, 7:07 PM 4 min 82° 34° above WSW 11° above E  
Fri Mar 29, 8:43 PM 2 min 87° 18° above W 86° above ESE  
Sat Mar 30, 7:53 PM 3 min 84° 34° above W 21° above E  
Sat Mar 30, 9:28 PM 1 min 21° 10° above W 21° above W  
Sun Mar 31, 8:06 PM 1 min 21° 21° above E 11° above E  
Sun Mar 31, 9:38 PM 2 min 66° 22° above W 66° above S  
Mon Apr 1, 8:48 PM 3 min 82° 34° above W 21° above ESE  
Mon Apr 1, 10:23 PM 1 min 21° 11° above W 21° above WSW  
Tue Apr 2, 9:33 PM 3 min 41° 17° above W 37° above S  
Wed Apr 3, 8:44 PM 4 min 57° 32° above W 16° above SE  
Wed Apr 3, 10:19 PM 1 min 14° 11° above WSW 14° above WSW  
2019-03-22 20:11:00.0,Fri Mar 22, 8:11 PM,1 min,21°,11° above SSW,21° above S|2019-03-23 19:21:00.0,Sat Mar 23, 7:21 PM,4 min,19°,11° above S,15° above ESE|2019-03-23 20:56:00.0,Sat Mar 23, 8:56 PM,1 min,22°,10° above WSW,22° above WSW|2019-03-24 20:06:00.0,Sun Mar 24, 8:06 PM,4 min,48°,10° above SW,43° above SE|2019-03-24 21:42:00.0,Sun Mar 24, 9:42 PM,< 1 min,10°,10° above W,10° above W|2019-03-25 19:15:00.0,Mon Mar 25, 7:15 PM,6 min,34°,10° above SW,12° above E|2019-03-25 20:51:00.0,Mon Mar 25, 8:51 PM,2 min,44°,10° above W,44° above W|2019-03-26 20:01:00.0,Tue Mar 26, 8:01 PM,5 min,74°,10° above WSW,31° above E|2019-03-26 21:37:00.0,Tue Mar 26, 9:37 PM,< 1 min,15°,10° above W,15° above W|2019-03-27 19:10:00.0,Wed Mar 27, 7:10 PM,6 min,57°,10° above WSW,11° above E|2019-03-27 20:47:00.0,Wed Mar 27, 8:47 PM,3 min,72°,12° above W,72° above WNW|2019-03-28 19:58:00.0,Thu Mar 28, 7:58 PM,3 min,86°,28° above W,26° above E|2019-03-28 21:33:00.0,Thu Mar 28, 9:33 PM,1 min,22°,10° above W,22° above W|2019-03-29 19:07:00.0,Fri Mar 29, 7:07 PM,4 min,82°,34° above WSW,11° above E|2019-03-29 20:43:00.0,Fri Mar 29, 8:43 PM,2 min,87°,18° above W,86° above ESE|2019-03-30 19:53:00.0,Sat Mar 30, 7:53 PM,3 min,84°,34° above W,21° above E|2019-03-30 21:28:00.0,Sat Mar 30, 9:28 PM,1 min,21°,10° above W,21° above W|2019-03-31 19:06:00.0,Sun Mar 31, 8:06 PM,1 min,21°,21° above E,11° above E|2019-03-31 20:38:00.0,Sun Mar 31, 9:38 PM,2 min,66°,22° above W,66° above S|2019-04-01 19:48:00.0,Mon Apr 1, 8:48 PM,3 min,82°,34° above W,21° above ESE|2019-04-01 21:23:00.0,Mon Apr 1, 10:23 PM,1 min,21°,11° above W,21° above WSW|2019-04-02 20:33:00.0,Tue Apr 2, 9:33 PM,3 min,41°,17° above W,37° above S|2019-04-03 19:44:00.0,Wed Apr 3, 8:44 PM,4 min,57°,32° above W,16° above SE|2019-04-03 21:19:00.0,Wed Apr 3, 10:19 PM,1 min,14°,11° above WSW,14° above WSW|

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.

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