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Location: Windsor, England, United Kingdom

The following ISS sightings are possible from Friday Oct 22, 2021 through Saturday Nov 6, 2021

Date Visible Max Height Appears Disappears Share Event
Sat Oct 23, 6:49 AM 6 min 27° 10° above SSW 10° above E  
Sun Oct 24, 6:03 AM 5 min 20° 10° above SSW 10° above E  
Mon Oct 25, 5:18 AM 2 min 14° 13° above SSE 10° above ESE  
Mon Oct 25, 6:51 AM 7 min 50° 10° above SW 10° above E  
Tue Oct 26, 6:06 AM 5 min 38° 22° above SSW 10° above E  
Wed Oct 27, 5:20 AM 3 min 27° 27° above SE 10° above E  
Wed Oct 27, 6:54 AM 7 min 79° 12° above WSW 10° above E  
Thu Oct 28, 4:35 AM < 1 min 12° 12° above E 10° above E  
Thu Oct 28, 6:08 AM 4 min 66° 38° above SW 10° above E  
Fri Oct 29, 5:23 AM 3 min 41° 41° above ESE 10° above E  
Fri Oct 29, 6:56 AM 6 min 86° 14° above W 10° above E  
Sat Oct 30, 4:38 AM < 1 min 13° 13° above E 10° above E  
Sat Oct 30, 6:11 AM 4 min 90° 47° above W 10° above E  
Sun Oct 31, 5:25 AM 2 min 43° 43° above E 10° above E  
Sun Oct 31, 6:58 AM 6 min 89° 14° above W 10° above E  
Mon Nov 1, 3:40 AM < 1 min 12° 12° above E 10° above E  
Mon Nov 1, 5:13 AM 4 min 86° 46° above W 10° above E  
Tue Nov 2, 4:28 AM 2 min 43° 43° above E 10° above E  
Tue Nov 2, 6:01 AM 6 min 64° 14° above W 10° above ESE  
Wed Nov 3, 3:42 AM < 1 min 13° 13° above E 10° above E  
Wed Nov 3, 5:15 AM 4 min 78° 46° above W 10° above ESE  
Thu Nov 4, 4:30 AM 2 min 36° 36° above E 10° above E  
Thu Nov 4, 6:03 AM 6 min 36° 13° above W 10° above SE  
Fri Nov 5, 3:45 AM < 1 min 11° 11° above E 10° above E  
Fri Nov 5, 5:18 AM 4 min 49° 44° above SW 10° above SE  
Sat Nov 6, 4:32 AM 2 min 29° 29° above SE 10° above ESE  
Sat Nov 6, 6:05 AM 4 min 19° 12° above WSW 10° above S  
2021-10-23 05:49:00.0,Sat Oct 23, 6:49 AM,6 min,27°,10° above SSW,10° above E|2021-10-24 05:03:00.0,Sun Oct 24, 6:03 AM,5 min,20°,10° above SSW,10° above E|2021-10-25 04:18:00.0,Mon Oct 25, 5:18 AM,2 min,14°,13° above SSE,10° above ESE|2021-10-25 05:51:00.0,Mon Oct 25, 6:51 AM,7 min,50°,10° above SW,10° above E|2021-10-26 05:06:00.0,Tue Oct 26, 6:06 AM,5 min,38°,22° above SSW,10° above E|2021-10-27 04:20:00.0,Wed Oct 27, 5:20 AM,3 min,27°,27° above SE,10° above E|2021-10-27 05:54:00.0,Wed Oct 27, 6:54 AM,7 min,79°,12° above WSW,10° above E|2021-10-28 03:35:00.0,Thu Oct 28, 4:35 AM,< 1 min,12°,12° above E,10° above E|2021-10-28 05:08:00.0,Thu Oct 28, 6:08 AM,4 min,66°,38° above SW,10° above E|2021-10-29 04:23:00.0,Fri Oct 29, 5:23 AM,3 min,41°,41° above ESE,10° above E|2021-10-29 05:56:00.0,Fri Oct 29, 6:56 AM,6 min,86°,14° above W,10° above E|2021-10-30 03:38:00.0,Sat Oct 30, 4:38 AM,< 1 min,13°,13° above E,10° above E|2021-10-30 05:11:00.0,Sat Oct 30, 6:11 AM,4 min,90°,47° above W,10° above E|2021-10-31 04:25:00.0,Sun Oct 31, 5:25 AM,2 min,43°,43° above E,10° above E|2021-10-31 05:58:00.0,Sun Oct 31, 6:58 AM,6 min,89°,14° above W,10° above E|2021-11-01 03:40:00.0,Mon Nov 1, 3:40 AM,< 1 min,12°,12° above E,10° above E|2021-11-01 05:13:00.0,Mon Nov 1, 5:13 AM,4 min,86°,46° above W,10° above E|2021-11-02 04:28:00.0,Tue Nov 2, 4:28 AM,2 min,43°,43° above E,10° above E|2021-11-02 06:01:00.0,Tue Nov 2, 6:01 AM,6 min,64°,14° above W,10° above ESE|2021-11-03 03:42:00.0,Wed Nov 3, 3:42 AM,< 1 min,13°,13° above E,10° above E|2021-11-03 05:15:00.0,Wed Nov 3, 5:15 AM,4 min,78°,46° above W,10° above ESE|2021-11-04 04:30:00.0,Thu Nov 4, 4:30 AM,2 min,36°,36° above E,10° above E|2021-11-04 06:03:00.0,Thu Nov 4, 6:03 AM,6 min,36°,13° above W,10° above SE|2021-11-05 03:45:00.0,Fri Nov 5, 3:45 AM,< 1 min,11°,11° above E,10° above E|2021-11-05 05:18:00.0,Fri Nov 5, 5:18 AM,4 min,49°,44° above SW,10° above SE|2021-11-06 04:32:00.0,Sat Nov 6, 4:32 AM,2 min,29°,29° above SE,10° above ESE|2021-11-06 06:05:00.0,Sat Nov 6, 6:05 AM,4 min,19°,12° above WSW,10° above S|

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.