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Location: Twin Falls, Idaho, United States

The following ISS sightings are possible from Friday May 20, 2022 through Saturday Jun 4, 2022

Date Visible Max Height Appears Disappears Share Event
Fri May 20, 10:17 PM 5 min 19° 10° above WNW 10° above NE  
Fri May 20, 11:54 PM 4 min 20° 10° above NW 14° above NE  
Sat May 21, 1:31 AM 1 min 16° 10° above NW 16° above NW  
Sat May 21, 11:06 PM 5 min 18° 10° above NW 10° above NE  
Sun May 22, 12:43 AM 2 min 28° 10° above NW 28° above NNW  
Sun May 22, 10:18 PM 5 min 17° 10° above NW 10° above NE  
Sun May 22, 11:55 PM 3 min 29° 10° above NW 28° above NE  
Mon May 23, 11:07 PM 5 min 23° 10° above NW 13° above ENE  
Tue May 24, 12:44 AM 1 min 24° 10° above WNW 24° above WNW  
Tue May 24, 10:19 PM 5 min 20° 10° above NW 10° above ENE  
Tue May 24, 11:56 PM 3 min 55° 10° above NW 55° above N  
Wed May 25, 11:08 PM 4 min 39° 10° above NW 27° above ENE  
Thu May 26, 12:45 AM < 1 min 13° 10° above WNW 13° above WNW  
Thu May 26, 10:20 PM 6 min 28° 10° above NW 10° above E  
Thu May 26, 11:56 PM 2 min 36° 10° above WNW 36° above W  
Fri May 27, 11:08 PM 4 min 90° 10° above WNW 51° above SE  
Sat May 28, 10:20 PM 6 min 56° 10° above NW 16° above ESE  
Sat May 28, 11:58 PM 1 min 16° 10° above W 16° above WSW  
Sun May 29, 11:09 PM 4 min 32° 10° above WNW 30° above SSW  
Mon May 30, 10:21 PM 6 min 55° 10° above WNW 18° above SE  
Tue May 31, 11:11 PM 2 min 12° 10° above WSW 12° above SW  
Wed Jun 1, 10:21 PM 5 min 20° 10° above W 11° above S  
2022-05-21 04:17:00.0,Fri May 20, 10:17 PM,5 min,19°,10° above WNW,10° above NE|2022-05-21 05:54:00.0,Fri May 20, 11:54 PM,4 min,20°,10° above NW,14° above NE|2022-05-21 07:31:00.0,Sat May 21, 1:31 AM,1 min,16°,10° above NW,16° above NW|2022-05-22 05:06:00.0,Sat May 21, 11:06 PM,5 min,18°,10° above NW,10° above NE|2022-05-22 06:43:00.0,Sun May 22, 12:43 AM,2 min,28°,10° above NW,28° above NNW|2022-05-23 04:18:00.0,Sun May 22, 10:18 PM,5 min,17°,10° above NW,10° above NE|2022-05-23 05:55:00.0,Sun May 22, 11:55 PM,3 min,29°,10° above NW,28° above NE|2022-05-24 05:07:00.0,Mon May 23, 11:07 PM,5 min,23°,10° above NW,13° above ENE|2022-05-24 06:44:00.0,Tue May 24, 12:44 AM,1 min,24°,10° above WNW,24° above WNW|2022-05-25 04:19:00.0,Tue May 24, 10:19 PM,5 min,20°,10° above NW,10° above ENE|2022-05-25 05:56:00.0,Tue May 24, 11:56 PM,3 min,55°,10° above NW,55° above N|2022-05-26 05:08:00.0,Wed May 25, 11:08 PM,4 min,39°,10° above NW,27° above ENE|2022-05-26 06:45:00.0,Thu May 26, 12:45 AM,< 1 min,13°,10° above WNW,13° above WNW|2022-05-27 04:20:00.0,Thu May 26, 10:20 PM,6 min,28°,10° above NW,10° above E|2022-05-27 05:56:00.0,Thu May 26, 11:56 PM,2 min,36°,10° above WNW,36° above W|2022-05-28 05:08:00.0,Fri May 27, 11:08 PM,4 min,90°,10° above WNW,51° above SE|2022-05-29 04:20:00.0,Sat May 28, 10:20 PM,6 min,56°,10° above NW,16° above ESE|2022-05-29 05:58:00.0,Sat May 28, 11:58 PM,1 min,16°,10° above W,16° above WSW|2022-05-30 05:09:00.0,Sun May 29, 11:09 PM,4 min,32°,10° above WNW,30° above SSW|2022-05-31 04:21:00.0,Mon May 30, 10:21 PM,6 min,55°,10° above WNW,18° above SE|2022-06-01 05:11:00.0,Tue May 31, 11:11 PM,2 min,12°,10° above WSW,12° above SW|2022-06-02 04:21:00.0,Wed Jun 1, 10:21 PM,5 min,20°,10° above W,11° 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.