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Location: South Bend, Indiana, United States

The following ISS sightings are possible from Monday Jul 22, 2019 through Tuesday Aug 6, 2019

Date Visible Max Height Appears Disappears Share Event
Mon Jul 22, 9:37 PM 3 min 37° 37° above N 10° above NE  
Mon Jul 22, 11:14 PM 2 min 16° 15° above N 10° above NNE  
Tue Jul 23, 00:51 AM 1 min 17° 16° above N 16° above NNE  
Tue Jul 23, 10:24 PM 2 min 18° 18° above N 10° above NNE  
Wed Jul 24, 00:01 AM 2 min 15° 15° above N 11° above NE  
Wed Jul 24, 1:36 AM < 1 min 14° 10° above NW 14° above NW  
Wed Jul 24, 9:35 PM 2 min 22° 22° above N 11° above NNE  
Wed Jul 24, 11:12 PM 2 min 14° 14° above N 10° above NE  
Thu Jul 25, 00:48 AM < 1 min 22° 18° above NNW 22° above N  
Thu Jul 25, 10:22 PM 2 min 15° 15° above N 10° above NNE  
Thu Jul 25, 11:59 PM 1 min 19° 18° above N 19° above NNE  
Fri Jul 26, 9:33 PM 2 min 16° 16° above N 10° above NNE  
Fri Jul 26, 11:10 PM 3 min 16° 16° above N 10° above NE  
Sat Jul 27, 00:45 AM 1 min 18° 10° above NW 18° above NW  
Sat Jul 27, 10:20 PM 3 min 15° 14° above NNW 10° above NE  
Sat Jul 27, 11:57 PM 1 min 31° 22° above NNW 31° above N  
Sun Jul 28, 9:31 PM 2 min 14° 14° above N 10° above NE  
Sun Jul 28, 11:08 PM 2 min 23° 19° above NNW 19° above NE  
Mon Jul 29, 00:43 AM < 1 min 12° 10° above WNW 12° above WNW  
Mon Jul 29, 10:18 PM 3 min 19° 16° above N 10° above ENE  
Mon Jul 29, 11:54 PM 1 min 34° 18° above NW 34° above NW  
Tue Jul 30, 9:29 PM 3 min 16° 13° above NNW 10° above NE  
Tue Jul 30, 11:06 PM 2 min 42° 25° above NNW 39° above NE  
Wed Jul 31, 10:16 PM 4 min 29° 21° above NNW 13° above E  
Wed Jul 31, 11:51 PM 2 min 24° 10° above WNW 24° above W  
Thu Aug 1, 9:27 PM 4 min 22° 16° above NNW 10° above ENE  
Thu Aug 1, 11:03 PM 2 min 77° 22° above WNW 77° above SSW  
Fri Aug 2, 10:15 PM 3 min 61° 33° above NW 24° above ESE  
Fri Aug 2, 11:50 PM < 1 min 11° 11° above W 11° above W  
Sat Aug 3, 9:25 PM 4 min 38° 24° above NNW 11° above E  
Sat Aug 3, 11:01 PM 3 min 27° 11° above WNW 27° above SW  
Sun Aug 4, 10:13 PM 3 min 49° 31° above W 23° above SSE  
Mon Aug 5, 9:24 PM 4 min 88° 43° above NW 12° above SE  
Mon Aug 5, 11:00 PM 1 min 10° 10° above WSW 10° above SW  
2019-07-23 01:37:00.0,Mon Jul 22, 9:37 PM,3 min,37°,37° above N,10° above NE|2019-07-23 03:14:00.0,Mon Jul 22, 11:14 PM,2 min,16°,15° above N,10° above NNE|2019-07-23 04:51:00.0,Tue Jul 23, 00:51 AM,1 min,17°,16° above N,16° above NNE|2019-07-24 02:24:00.0,Tue Jul 23, 10:24 PM,2 min,18°,18° above N,10° above NNE|2019-07-24 04:01:00.0,Wed Jul 24, 00:01 AM,2 min,15°,15° above N,11° above NE|2019-07-24 05:36:00.0,Wed Jul 24, 1:36 AM,< 1 min,14°,10° above NW,14° above NW|2019-07-25 01:35:00.0,Wed Jul 24, 9:35 PM,2 min,22°,22° above N,11° above NNE|2019-07-25 03:12:00.0,Wed Jul 24, 11:12 PM,2 min,14°,14° above N,10° above NE|2019-07-25 04:48:00.0,Thu Jul 25, 00:48 AM,< 1 min,22°,18° above NNW,22° above N|2019-07-26 02:22:00.0,Thu Jul 25, 10:22 PM,2 min,15°,15° above N,10° above NNE|2019-07-26 03:59:00.0,Thu Jul 25, 11:59 PM,1 min,19°,18° above N,19° above NNE|2019-07-27 01:33:00.0,Fri Jul 26, 9:33 PM,2 min,16°,16° above N,10° above NNE|2019-07-27 03:10:00.0,Fri Jul 26, 11:10 PM,3 min,16°,16° above N,10° above NE|2019-07-27 04:45:00.0,Sat Jul 27, 00:45 AM,1 min,18°,10° above NW,18° above NW|2019-07-28 02:20:00.0,Sat Jul 27, 10:20 PM,3 min,15°,14° above NNW,10° above NE|2019-07-28 03:57:00.0,Sat Jul 27, 11:57 PM,1 min,31°,22° above NNW,31° above N|2019-07-29 01:31:00.0,Sun Jul 28, 9:31 PM,2 min,14°,14° above N,10° above NE|2019-07-29 03:08:00.0,Sun Jul 28, 11:08 PM,2 min,23°,19° above NNW,19° above NE|2019-07-29 04:43:00.0,Mon Jul 29, 00:43 AM,< 1 min,12°,10° above WNW,12° above WNW|2019-07-30 02:18:00.0,Mon Jul 29, 10:18 PM,3 min,19°,16° above N,10° above ENE|2019-07-30 03:54:00.0,Mon Jul 29, 11:54 PM,1 min,34°,18° above NW,34° above NW|2019-07-31 01:29:00.0,Tue Jul 30, 9:29 PM,3 min,16°,13° above NNW,10° above NE|2019-07-31 03:06:00.0,Tue Jul 30, 11:06 PM,2 min,42°,25° above NNW,39° above NE|2019-08-01 02:16:00.0,Wed Jul 31, 10:16 PM,4 min,29°,21° above NNW,13° above E|2019-08-01 03:51:00.0,Wed Jul 31, 11:51 PM,2 min,24°,10° above WNW,24° above W|2019-08-02 01:27:00.0,Thu Aug 1, 9:27 PM,4 min,22°,16° above NNW,10° above ENE|2019-08-02 03:03:00.0,Thu Aug 1, 11:03 PM,2 min,77°,22° above WNW,77° above SSW|2019-08-03 02:15:00.0,Fri Aug 2, 10:15 PM,3 min,61°,33° above NW,24° above ESE|2019-08-03 03:50:00.0,Fri Aug 2, 11:50 PM,< 1 min,11°,11° above W,11° above W|2019-08-04 01:25:00.0,Sat Aug 3, 9:25 PM,4 min,38°,24° above NNW,11° above E|2019-08-04 03:01:00.0,Sat Aug 3, 11:01 PM,3 min,27°,11° above WNW,27° above SW|2019-08-05 02:13:00.0,Sun Aug 4, 10:13 PM,3 min,49°,31° above W,23° above SSE|2019-08-06 01:24:00.0,Mon Aug 5, 9:24 PM,4 min,88°,43° above NW,12° above SE|2019-08-06 03:00:00.0,Mon Aug 5, 11:00 PM,1 min,10°,10° above WSW,10° above SW|

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