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Location: Bloomington, Indiana, United States

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, 2:47 AM < 1 min 13° 13° above ENE 10° above ENE  
Sat Jul 2, 4:20 AM 4 min 24° 19° above WNW 10° above NNE  
Sun Jul 3, 3:33 AM 3 min 34° 34° above NNW 10° above NE  
Sun Jul 3, 5:09 AM 3 min 12° 10° above NW 10° above NNE  
Mon Jul 4, 2:46 AM 1 min 21° 21° above NE 10° above NE  
Mon Jul 4, 4:20 AM 4 min 14° 10° above NW 10° above NNE  
Tue Jul 5, 2:00 AM < 1 min 9° above NE 10° above NE  
Tue Jul 5, 3:32 AM 3 min 18° 16° above NW 10° above NNE  
Wed Jul 6, 2:46 AM 2 min 22° 22° above N 10° above NNE  
Wed Jul 6, 4:22 AM 1 min 11° 10° above NNW 10° above N  
Thu Jul 7, 1:59 AM 1 min 16° 16° above NNE 10° above NE  
Thu Jul 7, 3:33 AM 3 min 12° 10° above NW 10° above NNE  
Thu Jul 7, 5:11 AM 2 min 11° 10° above N 10° above NNE  
Fri Jul 8, 2:45 AM 3 min 14° 13° above NW 10° above NNE  
Fri Jul 8, 4:23 AM < 1 min 10° 10° above N 10° above N  
Sat Jul 9, 1:58 AM 2 min 18° 18° above N 10° above NNE  
Sat Jul 9, 5:11 AM 4 min 15° 10° above NNW 10° above ENE  
Sun Jul 10, 1:10 AM 1 min 18° 18° above NNE 10° above NNE  
Sun Jul 10, 2:46 AM 2 min 11° 10° above NNW 10° above N  
Sun Jul 10, 4:23 AM 3 min 12° 10° above NNW 10° above NE  
Mon Jul 11, 12:22 AM 1 min 21° 21° above NNE 10° above NE  
Mon Jul 11, 1:56 AM 3 min 12° 10° above NW 10° above NNE  
Mon Jul 11, 3:35 AM 2 min 11° 10° above N 10° above NNE  
Mon Jul 11, 5:10 AM 6 min 27° 10° above NNW 10° above E  
Mon Jul 11, 9:54 PM 3 min 13° 10° above SSE 10° above E  
Mon Jul 11, 11:29 PM 7 min 64° 10° above WSW 10° above NE  
Tue Jul 12, 1:07 AM 4 min 15° 10° above NW 10° above NNE  
Tue Jul 12, 4:22 AM 5 min 19° 10° above NNW 10° above ENE  
Tue Jul 12, 10:40 PM 7 min 71° 10° above SW 10° above NE  
Wed Jul 13, 12:18 AM 5 min 19° 10° above WNW 10° above NNE  
Wed Jul 13, 3:34 AM 4 min 15° 10° above NNW 10° above NE  
Wed Jul 13, 5:10 AM 7 min 64° 10° above NW 10° above ESE  
Wed Jul 13, 9:52 PM 6 min 37° 10° above SSW 10° above ENE  
Wed Jul 13, 11:29 PM 6 min 26° 10° above W 10° above NNE  
Thu Jul 14, 1:09 AM 2 min 11° 10° above NNW 10° above N  
Thu Jul 14, 2:46 AM 3 min 12° 10° above NNW 10° above NE  
Thu Jul 14, 4:22 AM 6 min 38° 10° above NW 10° above ESE  
Thu Jul 14, 10:41 PM 6 min 40° 10° above WSW 10° above NE  
Fri Jul 15, 12:20 AM 3 min 12° 10° above NW 10° above NNE  
Fri Jul 15, 1:58 AM 2 min 11° 10° above N 10° above NNE  
Fri Jul 15, 3:34 AM 6 min 25° 10° above NNW 10° above E  
Fri Jul 15, 5:11 AM 6 min 40° 10° above WNW 10° above SSE  
Fri Jul 15, 9:52 PM 7 min 68° 10° above WSW 10° above NE  
Fri Jul 15, 11:31 PM 4 min 15° 10° above WNW 10° above NNE  
Sat Jul 16, 2:46 AM 4 min 19° 10° above NNW 12° above ENE  
Sat Jul 16, 4:22 AM 1 min 14° 10° above NW 14° above NW  
2022-07-02 06:47:00.0,Sat Jul 2, 2:47 AM,< 1 min,13°,13° above ENE,10° above ENE|2022-07-02 08:20:00.0,Sat Jul 2, 4:20 AM,4 min,24°,19° above WNW,10° above NNE|2022-07-03 07:33:00.0,Sun Jul 3, 3:33 AM,3 min,34°,34° above NNW,10° above NE|2022-07-03 09:09:00.0,Sun Jul 3, 5:09 AM,3 min,12°,10° above NW,10° above NNE|2022-07-04 06:46:00.0,Mon Jul 4, 2:46 AM,1 min,21°,21° above NE,10° above NE|2022-07-04 08:20:00.0,Mon Jul 4, 4:20 AM,4 min,14°,10° above NW,10° above NNE|2022-07-05 06:00:00.0,Tue Jul 5, 2:00 AM,< 1 min,9°,9° above NE,10° above NE|2022-07-05 07:32:00.0,Tue Jul 5, 3:32 AM,3 min,18°,16° above NW,10° above NNE|2022-07-06 06:46:00.0,Wed Jul 6, 2:46 AM,2 min,22°,22° above N,10° above NNE|2022-07-06 08:22:00.0,Wed Jul 6, 4:22 AM,1 min,11°,10° above NNW,10° above N|2022-07-07 05:59:00.0,Thu Jul 7, 1:59 AM,1 min,16°,16° above NNE,10° above NE|2022-07-07 07:33:00.0,Thu Jul 7, 3:33 AM,3 min,12°,10° above NW,10° above NNE|2022-07-07 09:11:00.0,Thu Jul 7, 5:11 AM,2 min,11°,10° above N,10° above NNE|2022-07-08 06:45:00.0,Fri Jul 8, 2:45 AM,3 min,14°,13° above NW,10° above NNE|2022-07-08 08:23:00.0,Fri Jul 8, 4:23 AM,< 1 min,10°,10° above N,10° above N|2022-07-09 05:58:00.0,Sat Jul 9, 1:58 AM,2 min,18°,18° above N,10° above NNE|2022-07-09 09:11:00.0,Sat Jul 9, 5:11 AM,4 min,15°,10° above NNW,10° above ENE|2022-07-10 05:10:00.0,Sun Jul 10, 1:10 AM,1 min,18°,18° above NNE,10° above NNE|2022-07-10 06:46:00.0,Sun Jul 10, 2:46 AM,2 min,11°,10° above NNW,10° above N|2022-07-10 08:23:00.0,Sun Jul 10, 4:23 AM,3 min,12°,10° above NNW,10° above NE|2022-07-11 04:22:00.0,Mon Jul 11, 12:22 AM,1 min,21°,21° above NNE,10° above NE|2022-07-11 05:56:00.0,Mon Jul 11, 1:56 AM,3 min,12°,10° above NW,10° above NNE|2022-07-11 07:35:00.0,Mon Jul 11, 3:35 AM,2 min,11°,10° above N,10° above NNE|2022-07-11 09:10:00.0,Mon Jul 11, 5:10 AM,6 min,27°,10° above NNW,10° above E|2022-07-12 01:54:00.0,Mon Jul 11, 9:54 PM,3 min,13°,10° above SSE,10° above E|2022-07-12 03:29:00.0,Mon Jul 11, 11:29 PM,7 min,64°,10° above WSW,10° above NE|2022-07-12 05:07:00.0,Tue Jul 12, 1:07 AM,4 min,15°,10° above NW,10° above NNE|2022-07-12 08:22:00.0,Tue Jul 12, 4:22 AM,5 min,19°,10° above NNW,10° above ENE|2022-07-13 02:40:00.0,Tue Jul 12, 10:40 PM,7 min,71°,10° above SW,10° above NE|2022-07-13 04:18:00.0,Wed Jul 13, 12:18 AM,5 min,19°,10° above WNW,10° above NNE|2022-07-13 07:34:00.0,Wed Jul 13, 3:34 AM,4 min,15°,10° above NNW,10° above NE|2022-07-13 09:10:00.0,Wed Jul 13, 5:10 AM,7 min,64°,10° above NW,10° above ESE|2022-07-14 01:52:00.0,Wed Jul 13, 9:52 PM,6 min,37°,10° above SSW,10° above ENE|2022-07-14 03:29:00.0,Wed Jul 13, 11:29 PM,6 min,26°,10° above W,10° above NNE|2022-07-14 05:09:00.0,Thu Jul 14, 1:09 AM,2 min,11°,10° above NNW,10° above N|2022-07-14 06:46:00.0,Thu Jul 14, 2:46 AM,3 min,12°,10° above NNW,10° above NE|2022-07-14 08:22:00.0,Thu Jul 14, 4:22 AM,6 min,38°,10° above NW,10° above ESE|2022-07-15 02:41:00.0,Thu Jul 14, 10:41 PM,6 min,40°,10° above WSW,10° above NE|2022-07-15 04:20:00.0,Fri Jul 15, 12:20 AM,3 min,12°,10° above NW,10° above NNE|2022-07-15 05:58:00.0,Fri Jul 15, 1:58 AM,2 min,11°,10° above N,10° above NNE|2022-07-15 07:34:00.0,Fri Jul 15, 3:34 AM,6 min,25°,10° above NNW,10° above E|2022-07-15 09:11:00.0,Fri Jul 15, 5:11 AM,6 min,40°,10° above WNW,10° above SSE|2022-07-16 01:52:00.0,Fri Jul 15, 9:52 PM,7 min,68°,10° above WSW,10° above NE|2022-07-16 03:31:00.0,Fri Jul 15, 11:31 PM,4 min,15°,10° above WNW,10° above NNE|2022-07-16 06:46:00.0,Sat Jul 16, 2:46 AM,4 min,19°,10° above NNW,12° above ENE|2022-07-16 08:22:00.0,Sat Jul 16, 4:22 AM,1 min,14°,10° above NW,14° above NW|

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.