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Location: Portsmouth, England, United Kingdom

The following ISS sightings are possible from Saturday Jul 2, 2022 through Saturday Jul 16, 2022

Date Visible Max Height Appears Disappears Share Event
Sat Jul 2, 3:08 AM 5 min 28° 18° above SSW 10° above E  
Sun Jul 3, 2:21 AM 3 min 20° 20° above SSE 10° above E  
Sun Jul 3, 3:55 AM 7 min 70° 10° above WSW 10° above ENE  
Mon Jul 4, 1:35 AM < 1 min 12° 12° above ESE 10° above ESE  
Mon Jul 4, 3:08 AM 5 min 53° 21° above SW 10° above E  
Tue Jul 5, 2:21 AM 4 min 38° 34° above S 10° above E  
Tue Jul 5, 3:55 AM 7 min 83° 10° above W 10° above E  
Wed Jul 6, 1:34 AM 2 min 26° 26° above SE 10° above E  
Wed Jul 6, 3:07 AM 7 min 85° 12° above WSW 10° above ENE  
Thu Jul 7, 12:47 AM 1 min 13° 13° above ESE 10° above E  
Thu Jul 7, 2:20 AM 5 min 68° 28° above WSW 10° above ENE  
Thu Jul 7, 3:55 AM 7 min 74° 10° above W 10° above E  
Fri Jul 8, 1:33 AM 4 min 51° 45° above S 10° above E  
Fri Jul 8, 3:07 AM 7 min 76° 10° above W 10° above E  
Sat Jul 9, 12:46 AM 2 min 32° 32° above ESE 10° above E  
Sat Jul 9, 2:19 AM 7 min 84° 12° above W 10° above E  
Sat Jul 9, 3:56 AM 7 min 86° 10° above W 10° above E  
Sat Jul 9, 11:59 PM 1 min 19° 19° above ESE 10° above E  
Sun Jul 10, 1:32 AM 5 min 83° 21° above WSW 10° above ENE  
Sun Jul 10, 3:07 AM 7 min 77° 10° above W 10° above E  
Sun Jul 10, 11:11 PM 1 min 13° 13° above ESE 10° above E  
Mon Jul 11, 12:44 AM 5 min 66° 24° above WSW 10° above ENE  
Mon Jul 11, 2:19 AM 7 min 74° 10° above W 10° above E  
Mon Jul 11, 3:56 AM 7 min 65° 10° above WNW 10° above ESE  
Mon Jul 11, 10:20 PM 3 min 12° 10° above SSE 10° above ESE  
Mon Jul 11, 11:54 PM 7 min 49° 10° above SW 10° above E  
Tue Jul 12, 1:31 AM 7 min 77° 10° above W 10° above E  
Tue Jul 12, 3:08 AM 7 min 82° 10° above WNW 10° above ESE  
Tue Jul 12, 11:06 PM 6 min 35° 10° above SW 10° above E  
Wed Jul 13, 12:42 AM 7 min 85° 10° above W 10° above E  
Wed Jul 13, 2:19 AM 7 min 84° 10° above W 10° above E  
Wed Jul 13, 3:56 AM 6 min 36° 10° above W 10° above SE  
Wed Jul 13, 10:18 PM 6 min 25° 10° above SSW 10° above E  
Wed Jul 13, 11:54 PM 7 min 82° 10° above WSW 10° above ENE  
Thu Jul 14, 1:31 AM 7 min 77° 10° above W 10° above E  
Thu Jul 14, 3:08 AM 7 min 50° 10° above W 10° above SE  
Thu Jul 14, 11:06 PM 7 min 64° 10° above WSW 10° above ENE  
Fri Jul 15, 12:43 AM 7 min 74° 10° above W 10° above E  
Fri Jul 15, 2:19 AM 7 min 67° 10° above WNW 10° above ESE  
Fri Jul 15, 3:57 AM 5 min 19° 10° above W 10° above S  
Fri Jul 15, 10:18 PM 6 min 47° 10° above SW 10° above E  
Fri Jul 15, 11:54 PM 7 min 77° 10° above W 10° above E  
Sat Jul 16, 1:31 AM 7 min 84° 10° above WNW 10° above ESE  
Sat Jul 16, 3:08 AM 6 min 27° 10° above W 10° above SSE  
2022-07-02 02:08:00.0,Sat Jul 2, 3:08 AM,5 min,28°,18° above SSW,10° above E|2022-07-03 01:21:00.0,Sun Jul 3, 2:21 AM,3 min,20°,20° above SSE,10° above E|2022-07-03 02:55:00.0,Sun Jul 3, 3:55 AM,7 min,70°,10° above WSW,10° above ENE|2022-07-04 00:35:00.0,Mon Jul 4, 1:35 AM,< 1 min,12°,12° above ESE,10° above ESE|2022-07-04 02:08:00.0,Mon Jul 4, 3:08 AM,5 min,53°,21° above SW,10° above E|2022-07-05 01:21:00.0,Tue Jul 5, 2:21 AM,4 min,38°,34° above S,10° above E|2022-07-05 02:55:00.0,Tue Jul 5, 3:55 AM,7 min,83°,10° above W,10° above E|2022-07-06 00:34:00.0,Wed Jul 6, 1:34 AM,2 min,26°,26° above SE,10° above E|2022-07-06 02:07:00.0,Wed Jul 6, 3:07 AM,7 min,85°,12° above WSW,10° above ENE|2022-07-06 23:47:00.0,Thu Jul 7, 12:47 AM,1 min,13°,13° above ESE,10° above E|2022-07-07 01:20:00.0,Thu Jul 7, 2:20 AM,5 min,68°,28° above WSW,10° above ENE|2022-07-07 02:55:00.0,Thu Jul 7, 3:55 AM,7 min,74°,10° above W,10° above E|2022-07-08 00:33:00.0,Fri Jul 8, 1:33 AM,4 min,51°,45° above S,10° above E|2022-07-08 02:07:00.0,Fri Jul 8, 3:07 AM,7 min,76°,10° above W,10° above E|2022-07-08 23:46:00.0,Sat Jul 9, 12:46 AM,2 min,32°,32° above ESE,10° above E|2022-07-09 01:19:00.0,Sat Jul 9, 2:19 AM,7 min,84°,12° above W,10° above E|2022-07-09 02:56:00.0,Sat Jul 9, 3:56 AM,7 min,86°,10° above W,10° above E|2022-07-09 22:59:00.0,Sat Jul 9, 11:59 PM,1 min,19°,19° above ESE,10° above E|2022-07-10 00:32:00.0,Sun Jul 10, 1:32 AM,5 min,83°,21° above WSW,10° above ENE|2022-07-10 02:07:00.0,Sun Jul 10, 3:07 AM,7 min,77°,10° above W,10° above E|2022-07-10 22:11:00.0,Sun Jul 10, 11:11 PM,1 min,13°,13° above ESE,10° above E|2022-07-10 23:44:00.0,Mon Jul 11, 12:44 AM,5 min,66°,24° above WSW,10° above ENE|2022-07-11 01:19:00.0,Mon Jul 11, 2:19 AM,7 min,74°,10° above W,10° above E|2022-07-11 02:56:00.0,Mon Jul 11, 3:56 AM,7 min,65°,10° above WNW,10° above ESE|2022-07-11 21:20:00.0,Mon Jul 11, 10:20 PM,3 min,12°,10° above SSE,10° above ESE|2022-07-11 22:54:00.0,Mon Jul 11, 11:54 PM,7 min,49°,10° above SW,10° above E|2022-07-12 00:31:00.0,Tue Jul 12, 1:31 AM,7 min,77°,10° above W,10° above E|2022-07-12 02:08:00.0,Tue Jul 12, 3:08 AM,7 min,82°,10° above WNW,10° above ESE|2022-07-12 22:06:00.0,Tue Jul 12, 11:06 PM,6 min,35°,10° above SW,10° above E|2022-07-12 23:42:00.0,Wed Jul 13, 12:42 AM,7 min,85°,10° above W,10° above E|2022-07-13 01:19:00.0,Wed Jul 13, 2:19 AM,7 min,84°,10° above W,10° above E|2022-07-13 02:56:00.0,Wed Jul 13, 3:56 AM,6 min,36°,10° above W,10° above SE|2022-07-13 21:18:00.0,Wed Jul 13, 10:18 PM,6 min,25°,10° above SSW,10° above E|2022-07-13 22:54:00.0,Wed Jul 13, 11:54 PM,7 min,82°,10° above WSW,10° above ENE|2022-07-14 00:31:00.0,Thu Jul 14, 1:31 AM,7 min,77°,10° above W,10° above E|2022-07-14 02:08:00.0,Thu Jul 14, 3:08 AM,7 min,50°,10° above W,10° above SE|2022-07-14 22:06:00.0,Thu Jul 14, 11:06 PM,7 min,64°,10° above WSW,10° above ENE|2022-07-14 23:43:00.0,Fri Jul 15, 12:43 AM,7 min,74°,10° above W,10° above E|2022-07-15 01:19:00.0,Fri Jul 15, 2:19 AM,7 min,67°,10° above WNW,10° above ESE|2022-07-15 02:57:00.0,Fri Jul 15, 3:57 AM,5 min,19°,10° above W,10° above S|2022-07-15 21:18:00.0,Fri Jul 15, 10:18 PM,6 min,47°,10° above SW,10° above E|2022-07-15 22:54:00.0,Fri Jul 15, 11:54 PM,7 min,77°,10° above W,10° above E|2022-07-16 00:31:00.0,Sat Jul 16, 1:31 AM,7 min,84°,10° above WNW,10° above ESE|2022-07-16 02:08:00.0,Sat Jul 16, 3:08 AM,6 min,27°,10° above W,10° above SSE|

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.