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Location: Exeter, England, United Kingdom

The following ISS sightings are possible from Wednesday Jul 8, 2020 through Friday Jul 24, 2020

Date Visible Max Height Appears Disappears Share Event
Thu Jul 9, 1:38 AM 2 min 32° 32° above SE 11° above E  
Thu Jul 9, 3:11 AM 6 min 83° 10° above W 10° above ENE  
Fri Jul 10, 00:51 AM 1 min 18° 18° above ESE 10° above E  
Fri Jul 10, 2:24 AM 5 min 83° 22° above WSW 10° above ENE  
Fri Jul 10, 4:00 AM 6 min 75° 10° above W 10° above E  
Sat Jul 11, 1:38 AM 4 min 66° 41° above SW 12° above ENE  
Sat Jul 11, 3:12 AM 6 min 73° 10° above W 10° above E  
Sun Jul 12, 00:51 AM 3 min 49° 49° above SSE 11° above E  
Sun Jul 12, 2:25 AM 6 min 75° 10° above W 10° above E  
Sun Jul 12, 4:01 AM 6 min 84° 10° above WNW 10° above ESE  
Mon Jul 13, 00:04 AM 3 min 34° 34° above SE 11° above E  
Mon Jul 13, 1:37 AM 6 min 83° 10° above W 10° above ENE  
Mon Jul 13, 3:14 AM 6 min 82° 10° above W 10° above E  
Mon Jul 13, 11:13 PM 5 min 25° 10° above SSW 11° above E  
Tue Jul 14, 00:49 AM 6 min 82° 10° above WSW 10° above ENE  
Tue Jul 14, 2:26 AM 6 min 75° 10° above W 10° above E  
Tue Jul 14, 4:02 AM 6 min 50° 10° above W 11° above SE  
Tue Jul 14, 10:26 PM 4 min 17° 10° above S 10° above E  
Wed Jul 15, 00:01 AM 6 min 65° 10° above WSW 12° above ENE  
Wed Jul 15, 1:38 AM 6 min 73° 10° above W 10° above E  
Wed Jul 15, 3:14 AM 6 min 68° 10° above WNW 12° above ESE  
Wed Jul 15, 11:13 PM 6 min 48° 10° above SW 10° above E  
Thu Jul 16, 00:50 AM 6 min 76° 10° above W 10° above E  
Thu Jul 16, 2:27 AM 6 min 84° 10° above WNW 10° above ESE  
Thu Jul 16, 4:04 AM 5 min 26° 11° above W 11° above SSE  
Thu Jul 16, 10:25 PM 6 min 34° 10° above SW 11° above E  
Fri Jul 17, 00:02 AM 6 min 84° 10° above W 10° above ENE  
Fri Jul 17, 1:39 AM 6 min 81° 10° above W 10° above E  
Fri Jul 17, 3:16 AM 6 min 37° 12° above W 11° above SE  
Fri Jul 17, 11:14 PM 6 min 81° 10° above WSW 10° above ENE  
Sat Jul 18, 00:51 AM 6 min 75° 10° above W 10° above E  
Sat Jul 18, 2:27 AM 6 min 51° 10° above W 11° above SE  
Sat Jul 18, 4:05 AM < 1 min 11° 10° above WSW 11° above WSW  
Sat Jul 18, 10:26 PM 6 min 64° 10° above WSW 12° above ENE  
Sun Jul 19, 00:03 AM 6 min 73° 10° above W 10° above E  
Sun Jul 19, 1:39 AM 4 min 69° 10° above WNW 62° above SSE  
Sun Jul 19, 11:15 PM 6 min 76° 10° above W 10° above E  
Mon Jul 20, 00:52 AM 4 min 85° 10° above WNW 42° above ESE  
Mon Jul 20, 2:29 AM < 1 min 11° 11° above W 11° above W  
Mon Jul 20, 10:27 PM 6 min 85° 10° above W 10° above ENE  
Tue Jul 21, 00:04 AM 5 min 81° 10° above W 22° above E  
Tue Jul 21, 1:41 AM 1 min 20° 12° above W 20° above W  
Tue Jul 21, 9:45 PM < 1 min 12° 12° above ENE 10° above ENE  
Tue Jul 21, 11:16 PM 6 min 74° 10° above W 10° above E  
Wed Jul 22, 00:52 AM 3 min 44° 10° above W 44° above WSW  
Wed Jul 22, 10:28 PM 6 min 73° 10° above W 10° above E  
Thu Jul 23, 00:04 AM 4 min 70° 10° above WNW 51° above SE  
2020-07-09 00:38:00.0,Thu Jul 9, 1:38 AM,2 min,32°,32° above SE,11° above E|2020-07-09 02:11:00.0,Thu Jul 9, 3:11 AM,6 min,83°,10° above W,10° above ENE|2020-07-09 23:51:00.0,Fri Jul 10, 00:51 AM,1 min,18°,18° above ESE,10° above E|2020-07-10 01:24:00.0,Fri Jul 10, 2:24 AM,5 min,83°,22° above WSW,10° above ENE|2020-07-10 03:00:00.0,Fri Jul 10, 4:00 AM,6 min,75°,10° above W,10° above E|2020-07-11 00:38:00.0,Sat Jul 11, 1:38 AM,4 min,66°,41° above SW,12° above ENE|2020-07-11 02:12:00.0,Sat Jul 11, 3:12 AM,6 min,73°,10° above W,10° above E|2020-07-11 23:51:00.0,Sun Jul 12, 00:51 AM,3 min,49°,49° above SSE,11° above E|2020-07-12 01:25:00.0,Sun Jul 12, 2:25 AM,6 min,75°,10° above W,10° above E|2020-07-12 03:01:00.0,Sun Jul 12, 4:01 AM,6 min,84°,10° above WNW,10° above ESE|2020-07-12 23:04:00.0,Mon Jul 13, 00:04 AM,3 min,34°,34° above SE,11° above E|2020-07-13 00:37:00.0,Mon Jul 13, 1:37 AM,6 min,83°,10° above W,10° above ENE|2020-07-13 02:14:00.0,Mon Jul 13, 3:14 AM,6 min,82°,10° above W,10° above E|2020-07-13 22:13:00.0,Mon Jul 13, 11:13 PM,5 min,25°,10° above SSW,11° above E|2020-07-13 23:49:00.0,Tue Jul 14, 00:49 AM,6 min,82°,10° above WSW,10° above ENE|2020-07-14 01:26:00.0,Tue Jul 14, 2:26 AM,6 min,75°,10° above W,10° above E|2020-07-14 03:02:00.0,Tue Jul 14, 4:02 AM,6 min,50°,10° above W,11° above SE|2020-07-14 21:26:00.0,Tue Jul 14, 10:26 PM,4 min,17°,10° above S,10° above E|2020-07-14 23:01:00.0,Wed Jul 15, 00:01 AM,6 min,65°,10° above WSW,12° above ENE|2020-07-15 00:38:00.0,Wed Jul 15, 1:38 AM,6 min,73°,10° above W,10° above E|2020-07-15 02:14:00.0,Wed Jul 15, 3:14 AM,6 min,68°,10° above WNW,12° above ESE|2020-07-15 22:13:00.0,Wed Jul 15, 11:13 PM,6 min,48°,10° above SW,10° above E|2020-07-15 23:50:00.0,Thu Jul 16, 00:50 AM,6 min,76°,10° above W,10° above E|2020-07-16 01:27:00.0,Thu Jul 16, 2:27 AM,6 min,84°,10° above WNW,10° above ESE|2020-07-16 03:04:00.0,Thu Jul 16, 4:04 AM,5 min,26°,11° above W,11° above SSE|2020-07-16 21:25:00.0,Thu Jul 16, 10:25 PM,6 min,34°,10° above SW,11° above E|2020-07-16 23:02:00.0,Fri Jul 17, 00:02 AM,6 min,84°,10° above W,10° above ENE|2020-07-17 00:39:00.0,Fri Jul 17, 1:39 AM,6 min,81°,10° above W,10° above E|2020-07-17 02:16:00.0,Fri Jul 17, 3:16 AM,6 min,37°,12° above W,11° above SE|2020-07-17 22:14:00.0,Fri Jul 17, 11:14 PM,6 min,81°,10° above WSW,10° above ENE|2020-07-17 23:51:00.0,Sat Jul 18, 00:51 AM,6 min,75°,10° above W,10° above E|2020-07-18 01:27:00.0,Sat Jul 18, 2:27 AM,6 min,51°,10° above W,11° above SE|2020-07-18 03:05:00.0,Sat Jul 18, 4:05 AM,< 1 min,11°,10° above WSW,11° above WSW|2020-07-18 21:26:00.0,Sat Jul 18, 10:26 PM,6 min,64°,10° above WSW,12° above ENE|2020-07-18 23:03:00.0,Sun Jul 19, 00:03 AM,6 min,73°,10° above W,10° above E|2020-07-19 00:39:00.0,Sun Jul 19, 1:39 AM,4 min,69°,10° above WNW,62° above SSE|2020-07-19 22:15:00.0,Sun Jul 19, 11:15 PM,6 min,76°,10° above W,10° above E|2020-07-19 23:52:00.0,Mon Jul 20, 00:52 AM,4 min,85°,10° above WNW,42° above ESE|2020-07-20 01:29:00.0,Mon Jul 20, 2:29 AM,< 1 min,11°,11° above W,11° above W|2020-07-20 21:27:00.0,Mon Jul 20, 10:27 PM,6 min,85°,10° above W,10° above ENE|2020-07-20 23:04:00.0,Tue Jul 21, 00:04 AM,5 min,81°,10° above W,22° above E|2020-07-21 00:41:00.0,Tue Jul 21, 1:41 AM,1 min,20°,12° above W,20° above W|2020-07-21 20:45:00.0,Tue Jul 21, 9:45 PM,< 1 min,12°,12° above ENE,10° above ENE|2020-07-21 22:16:00.0,Tue Jul 21, 11:16 PM,6 min,74°,10° above W,10° above E|2020-07-21 23:52:00.0,Wed Jul 22, 00:52 AM,3 min,44°,10° above W,44° above WSW|2020-07-22 21:28:00.0,Wed Jul 22, 10:28 PM,6 min,73°,10° above W,10° above E|2020-07-22 23:04:00.0,Thu Jul 23, 00:04 AM,4 min,70°,10° above WNW,51° above SE|

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.