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Location: Saint Peter Port, Guernsey, United Kingdom

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

Date Visible Max Height Appears Disappears Share Event
Thu Mar 21, 7:27 PM 1 min 12° 10° above SSE 12° above SE  
Fri Mar 22, 8:11 PM 2 min 32° 10° above SW 32° above S  
Sat Mar 23, 7:20 PM 5 min 24° 10° above SSW 14° above E  
Sat Mar 23, 8:56 PM 2 min 28° 10° above WSW 28° above WSW  
Sun Mar 24, 8:05 PM 4 min 69° 10° above WSW 47° above E  
Sun Mar 24, 9:42 PM < 1 min 10° 10° above W 10° above W  
Mon Mar 25, 7:15 PM 6 min 46° 10° above SW 10° above ENE  
Mon Mar 25, 8:51 PM 2 min 41° 10° above W 41° above WNW  
Tue Mar 26, 8:02 PM 4 min 75° 18° above W 31° above ENE  
Tue Mar 26, 9:37 PM < 1 min 15° 10° above WNW 15° above WNW  
Wed Mar 27, 7:11 PM 5 min 82° 23° above WSW 11° above ENE  
Wed Mar 27, 8:48 PM 2 min 54° 22° above WNW 54° above NNW  
Thu Mar 28, 7:58 PM 3 min 59° 32° above WNW 24° above ENE  
Thu Mar 28, 9:33 PM < 1 min 18° 12° above WNW 18° above WNW  
Fri Mar 29, 7:07 PM 4 min 67° 42° above W 11° above ENE  
Fri Mar 29, 8:44 PM 2 min 61° 27° above WNW 61° above NNE  
Sat Mar 30, 7:53 PM 3 min 56° 32° above WNW 20° above ENE  
Sat Mar 30, 9:28 PM 1 min 22° 12° above WNW 22° above WNW  
Sun Mar 31, 8:04 PM 3 min 56° 56° above N 11° above ENE  
Sun Mar 31, 9:39 PM 2 min 83° 27° above WNW 82° above NE  
Mon Apr 1, 8:48 PM 3 min 67° 33° above WNW 20° above E  
Mon Apr 1, 10:23 PM 1 min 20° 10° above W 20° above W  
Tue Apr 2, 9:34 PM 2 min 59° 22° above W 53° above SSE  
Wed Apr 3, 8:44 PM 4 min 84° 34° above WNW 17° above ESE  
Wed Apr 3, 10:19 PM 1 min 17° 10° above W 17° above WSW  
2019-03-21 19:27:00.0,Thu Mar 21, 7:27 PM,1 min,12°,10° above SSE,12° above SE|2019-03-22 20:11:00.0,Fri Mar 22, 8:11 PM,2 min,32°,10° above SW,32° above S|2019-03-23 19:20:00.0,Sat Mar 23, 7:20 PM,5 min,24°,10° above SSW,14° above E|2019-03-23 20:56:00.0,Sat Mar 23, 8:56 PM,2 min,28°,10° above WSW,28° above WSW|2019-03-24 20:05:00.0,Sun Mar 24, 8:05 PM,4 min,69°,10° above WSW,47° above E|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,46°,10° above SW,10° above ENE|2019-03-25 20:51:00.0,Mon Mar 25, 8:51 PM,2 min,41°,10° above W,41° above WNW|2019-03-26 20:02:00.0,Tue Mar 26, 8:02 PM,4 min,75°,18° above W,31° above ENE|2019-03-26 21:37:00.0,Tue Mar 26, 9:37 PM,< 1 min,15°,10° above WNW,15° above WNW|2019-03-27 19:11:00.0,Wed Mar 27, 7:11 PM,5 min,82°,23° above WSW,11° above ENE|2019-03-27 20:48:00.0,Wed Mar 27, 8:48 PM,2 min,54°,22° above WNW,54° above NNW|2019-03-28 19:58:00.0,Thu Mar 28, 7:58 PM,3 min,59°,32° above WNW,24° above ENE|2019-03-28 21:33:00.0,Thu Mar 28, 9:33 PM,< 1 min,18°,12° above WNW,18° above WNW|2019-03-29 19:07:00.0,Fri Mar 29, 7:07 PM,4 min,67°,42° above W,11° above ENE|2019-03-29 20:44:00.0,Fri Mar 29, 8:44 PM,2 min,61°,27° above WNW,61° above NNE|2019-03-30 19:53:00.0,Sat Mar 30, 7:53 PM,3 min,56°,32° above WNW,20° above ENE|2019-03-30 21:28:00.0,Sat Mar 30, 9:28 PM,1 min,22°,12° above WNW,22° above WNW|2019-03-31 19:04:00.0,Sun Mar 31, 8:04 PM,3 min,56°,56° above N,11° above ENE|2019-03-31 20:39:00.0,Sun Mar 31, 9:39 PM,2 min,83°,27° above WNW,82° above NE|2019-04-01 19:48:00.0,Mon Apr 1, 8:48 PM,3 min,67°,33° above WNW,20° above E|2019-04-01 21:23:00.0,Mon Apr 1, 10:23 PM,1 min,20°,10° above W,20° above W|2019-04-02 20:34:00.0,Tue Apr 2, 9:34 PM,2 min,59°,22° above W,53° above SSE|2019-04-03 19:44:00.0,Wed Apr 3, 8:44 PM,4 min,84°,34° above WNW,17° above ESE|2019-04-03 21:19:00.0,Wed Apr 3, 10:19 PM,1 min,17°,10° above W,17° 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.

Astronomical Horizon