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Location: Crescent City, California, United States

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

Date Visible Max Height Appears Disappears Share Event
Wed Jul 8, 5:21 AM 2 min 18° 10° above NNW 18° above N  
Thu Jul 9, 1:22 AM 1 min 20° 20° above NE 11° above NE  
Thu Jul 9, 2:55 AM 3 min 18° 11° above NW 17° above N  
Thu Jul 9, 4:33 AM 2 min 16° 11° above NNW 16° above N  
Fri Jul 10, 2:09 AM 2 min 21° 19° above NW 20° above N  
Fri Jul 10, 3:46 AM 2 min 15° 10° above NNW 15° above N  
Fri Jul 10, 5:22 AM 2 min 27° 11° above NW 27° above N  
Sat Jul 11, 1:23 AM 2 min 25° 25° above N 10° above NE  
Sat Jul 11, 2:58 AM 2 min 15° 10° above NW 15° above N  
Sat Jul 11, 4:35 AM 2 min 21° 11° above NNW 21° above NNE  
Sun Jul 12, 00:36 AM 2 min 24° 24° above NNE 10° above NE  
Sun Jul 12, 2:10 AM 2 min 16° 11° above NW 16° above N  
Sun Jul 12, 3:47 AM 2 min 18° 10° above NNW 18° above N  
Sun Jul 12, 5:23 AM 4 min 60° 10° above NW 36° above E  
Sun Jul 12, 11:47 PM 2 min 30° 30° above NE 11° above NE  
Mon Jul 13, 1:21 AM 5 min 18° 10° above WNW 10° above NNE  
Mon Jul 13, 2:59 AM 1 min 15° 11° above NNW 15° above N  
Mon Jul 13, 4:35 AM 6 min 38° 10° above NW 12° above E  
Mon Jul 13, 10:55 PM 6 min 82° 10° above SW 12° above ENE  
Tue Jul 14, 00:33 AM 5 min 21° 10° above WNW 11° above NNE  
Tue Jul 14, 2:11 AM 1 min 14° 10° above NNW 14° above N  
Tue Jul 14, 3:48 AM 5 min 27° 11° above NW 11° above E  
Tue Jul 14, 5:24 AM 5 min 48° 10° above WNW 19° above SSE  
Tue Jul 14, 10:07 PM 6 min 46° 10° above SSW 10° above ENE  
Tue Jul 14, 11:44 PM 6 min 28° 11° above W 10° above NE  
Wed Jul 15, 1:23 AM 4 min 15° 10° above NW 11° above NNE  
Wed Jul 15, 3:00 AM 5 min 21° 11° above NNW 10° above ENE  
Wed Jul 15, 4:36 AM 6 min 84° 10° above NW 12° above SE  
Wed Jul 15, 9:20 PM 5 min 27° 11° above SSW 11° above ENE  
Wed Jul 15, 10:56 PM 6 min 39° 12° above W 10° above NE  
Thu Jul 16, 00:35 AM 4 min 16° 11° above NW 10° above NNE  
Thu Jul 16, 2:12 AM 5 min 18° 10° above NNW 10° above ENE  
Thu Jul 16, 3:48 AM 6 min 58° 10° above NW 11° above ESE  
Thu Jul 16, 5:26 AM 4 min 17° 10° above W 10° above S  
Thu Jul 16, 10:08 PM 6 min 61° 10° above WSW 11° above NE  
Thu Jul 16, 11:46 PM 5 min 18° 10° above WNW 10° above NNE  
Fri Jul 17, 1:24 AM 4 min 16° 11° above NNW 10° above NE  
Fri Jul 17, 3:00 AM 6 min 37° 10° above NW 11° above E  
Fri Jul 17, 4:38 AM 5 min 28° 11° above WNW 11° above SSE  
Fri Jul 17, 9:20 PM 6 min 79° 10° above SW 11° above ENE  
Fri Jul 17, 10:58 PM 5 min 22° 10° above WNW 11° above NNE  
Sat Jul 18, 00:38 AM 1 min 14° 14° above NNE 11° above NE  
Sat Jul 18, 2:13 AM 3 min 27° 11° above NW 26° above NE  
Sat Jul 18, 10:12 PM 3 min 28° 28° above NNW 10° above NE  
Sat Jul 18, 11:50 PM 2 min 15° 15° above N 11° above NNE  
Sun Jul 19, 1:25 AM 2 min 21° 10° above NNW 21° above NNE  
Sun Jul 19, 9:21 PM 6 min 40° 12° above W 10° above NE  
Sun Jul 19, 11:02 PM 2 min 16° 16° above N 10° above NNE  
Mon Jul 20, 00:39 AM 1 min 17° 17° above N 16° above NE  
Mon Jul 20, 10:14 PM 2 min 18° 18° above N 11° above NNE  
Mon Jul 20, 11:51 PM 2 min 15° 15° above N 10° above NE  
Tue Jul 21, 1:25 AM < 1 min 14° 10° above NW 14° above NW  
Tue Jul 21, 9:25 PM 2 min 22° 22° above NNW 11° above NNE  
Tue Jul 21, 11:03 PM 2 min 15° 15° above N 11° above NE  
Wed Jul 22, 00:38 AM 2 min 23° 11° above NW 23° above N  
Wed Jul 22, 10:15 PM 2 min 15° 15° above N 11° above NNE  
Wed Jul 22, 11:52 PM 1 min 21° 19° above N 20° above NNE  
2020-07-08 12:21:00.0,Wed Jul 8, 5:21 AM,2 min,18°,10° above NNW,18° above N|2020-07-09 08:22:00.0,Thu Jul 9, 1:22 AM,1 min,20°,20° above NE,11° above NE|2020-07-09 09:55:00.0,Thu Jul 9, 2:55 AM,3 min,18°,11° above NW,17° above N|2020-07-09 11:33:00.0,Thu Jul 9, 4:33 AM,2 min,16°,11° above NNW,16° above N|2020-07-10 09:09:00.0,Fri Jul 10, 2:09 AM,2 min,21°,19° above NW,20° above N|2020-07-10 10:46:00.0,Fri Jul 10, 3:46 AM,2 min,15°,10° above NNW,15° above N|2020-07-10 12:22:00.0,Fri Jul 10, 5:22 AM,2 min,27°,11° above NW,27° above N|2020-07-11 08:23:00.0,Sat Jul 11, 1:23 AM,2 min,25°,25° above N,10° above NE|2020-07-11 09:58:00.0,Sat Jul 11, 2:58 AM,2 min,15°,10° above NW,15° above N|2020-07-11 11:35:00.0,Sat Jul 11, 4:35 AM,2 min,21°,11° above NNW,21° above NNE|2020-07-12 07:36:00.0,Sun Jul 12, 00:36 AM,2 min,24°,24° above NNE,10° above NE|2020-07-12 09:10:00.0,Sun Jul 12, 2:10 AM,2 min,16°,11° above NW,16° above N|2020-07-12 10:47:00.0,Sun Jul 12, 3:47 AM,2 min,18°,10° above NNW,18° above N|2020-07-12 12:23:00.0,Sun Jul 12, 5:23 AM,4 min,60°,10° above NW,36° above E|2020-07-13 06:47:00.0,Sun Jul 12, 11:47 PM,2 min,30°,30° above NE,11° above NE|2020-07-13 08:21:00.0,Mon Jul 13, 1:21 AM,5 min,18°,10° above WNW,10° above NNE|2020-07-13 09:59:00.0,Mon Jul 13, 2:59 AM,1 min,15°,11° above NNW,15° above N|2020-07-13 11:35:00.0,Mon Jul 13, 4:35 AM,6 min,38°,10° above NW,12° above E|2020-07-14 05:55:00.0,Mon Jul 13, 10:55 PM,6 min,82°,10° above SW,12° above ENE|2020-07-14 07:33:00.0,Tue Jul 14, 00:33 AM,5 min,21°,10° above WNW,11° above NNE|2020-07-14 09:11:00.0,Tue Jul 14, 2:11 AM,1 min,14°,10° above NNW,14° above N|2020-07-14 10:48:00.0,Tue Jul 14, 3:48 AM,5 min,27°,11° above NW,11° above E|2020-07-14 12:24:00.0,Tue Jul 14, 5:24 AM,5 min,48°,10° above WNW,19° above SSE|2020-07-15 05:07:00.0,Tue Jul 14, 10:07 PM,6 min,46°,10° above SSW,10° above ENE|2020-07-15 06:44:00.0,Tue Jul 14, 11:44 PM,6 min,28°,11° above W,10° above NE|2020-07-15 08:23:00.0,Wed Jul 15, 1:23 AM,4 min,15°,10° above NW,11° above NNE|2020-07-15 10:00:00.0,Wed Jul 15, 3:00 AM,5 min,21°,11° above NNW,10° above ENE|2020-07-15 11:36:00.0,Wed Jul 15, 4:36 AM,6 min,84°,10° above NW,12° above SE|2020-07-16 04:20:00.0,Wed Jul 15, 9:20 PM,5 min,27°,11° above SSW,11° above ENE|2020-07-16 05:56:00.0,Wed Jul 15, 10:56 PM,6 min,39°,12° above W,10° above NE|2020-07-16 07:35:00.0,Thu Jul 16, 00:35 AM,4 min,16°,11° above NW,10° above NNE|2020-07-16 09:12:00.0,Thu Jul 16, 2:12 AM,5 min,18°,10° above NNW,10° above ENE|2020-07-16 10:48:00.0,Thu Jul 16, 3:48 AM,6 min,58°,10° above NW,11° above ESE|2020-07-16 12:26:00.0,Thu Jul 16, 5:26 AM,4 min,17°,10° above W,10° above S|2020-07-17 05:08:00.0,Thu Jul 16, 10:08 PM,6 min,61°,10° above WSW,11° above NE|2020-07-17 06:46:00.0,Thu Jul 16, 11:46 PM,5 min,18°,10° above WNW,10° above NNE|2020-07-17 08:24:00.0,Fri Jul 17, 1:24 AM,4 min,16°,11° above NNW,10° above NE|2020-07-17 10:00:00.0,Fri Jul 17, 3:00 AM,6 min,37°,10° above NW,11° above E|2020-07-17 11:38:00.0,Fri Jul 17, 4:38 AM,5 min,28°,11° above WNW,11° above SSE|2020-07-18 04:20:00.0,Fri Jul 17, 9:20 PM,6 min,79°,10° above SW,11° above ENE|2020-07-18 05:58:00.0,Fri Jul 17, 10:58 PM,5 min,22°,10° above WNW,11° above NNE|2020-07-18 07:38:00.0,Sat Jul 18, 00:38 AM,1 min,14°,14° above NNE,11° above NE|2020-07-18 09:13:00.0,Sat Jul 18, 2:13 AM,3 min,27°,11° above NW,26° above NE|2020-07-19 05:12:00.0,Sat Jul 18, 10:12 PM,3 min,28°,28° above NNW,10° above NE|2020-07-19 06:50:00.0,Sat Jul 18, 11:50 PM,2 min,15°,15° above N,11° above NNE|2020-07-19 08:25:00.0,Sun Jul 19, 1:25 AM,2 min,21°,10° above NNW,21° above NNE|2020-07-20 04:21:00.0,Sun Jul 19, 9:21 PM,6 min,40°,12° above W,10° above NE|2020-07-20 06:02:00.0,Sun Jul 19, 11:02 PM,2 min,16°,16° above N,10° above NNE|2020-07-20 07:39:00.0,Mon Jul 20, 00:39 AM,1 min,17°,17° above N,16° above NE|2020-07-21 05:14:00.0,Mon Jul 20, 10:14 PM,2 min,18°,18° above N,11° above NNE|2020-07-21 06:51:00.0,Mon Jul 20, 11:51 PM,2 min,15°,15° above N,10° above NE|2020-07-21 08:25:00.0,Tue Jul 21, 1:25 AM,< 1 min,14°,10° above NW,14° above NW|2020-07-22 04:25:00.0,Tue Jul 21, 9:25 PM,2 min,22°,22° above NNW,11° above NNE|2020-07-22 06:03:00.0,Tue Jul 21, 11:03 PM,2 min,15°,15° above N,11° above NE|2020-07-22 07:38:00.0,Wed Jul 22, 00:38 AM,2 min,23°,11° above NW,23° above N|2020-07-23 05:15:00.0,Wed Jul 22, 10:15 PM,2 min,15°,15° above N,11° above NNE|2020-07-23 06:52:00.0,Wed Jul 22, 11:52 PM,1 min,21°,19° above N,20° above NNE|

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.