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Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 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 2 min 30° 30° above ENE 10° above ENE  
Sat Jul 2, 4:20 AM 5 min 21° 10° above WNW 10° above NNE  
Sun Jul 3, 2:00 AM < 1 min 11° 11° above ENE 10° above ENE  
Sun Jul 3, 3:33 AM 4 min 28° 24° above NW 10° above NE  
Sun Jul 3, 5:10 AM 3 min 13° 10° above NW 10° above NNE  
Mon Jul 4, 2:46 AM 3 min 38° 38° above N 10° above NE  
Mon Jul 4, 4:21 AM 4 min 14° 10° above NW 10° above NNE  
Tue Jul 5, 1:59 AM 1 min 22° 22° above NE 10° above NE  
Tue Jul 5, 3:32 AM 5 min 17° 10° above WNW 10° above NNE  
Tue Jul 5, 5:11 AM 3 min 13° 10° above NNW 10° above NNE  
Wed Jul 6, 2:46 AM 3 min 21° 20° above NW 10° above NNE  
Wed Jul 6, 4:23 AM 3 min 12° 10° above NNW 10° above NNE  
Thu Jul 7, 1:59 AM 2 min 26° 26° above N 10° above NE  
Thu Jul 7, 3:34 AM 3 min 13° 10° above NW 10° above NNE  
Thu Jul 7, 5:11 AM 4 min 16° 10° above NNW 10° above NE  
Fri Jul 8, 1:12 AM 1 min 17° 17° above NE 10° above NE  
Fri Jul 8, 2:45 AM 4 min 14° 10° above NW 10° above NNE  
Fri Jul 8, 4:23 AM 4 min 14° 10° above NNW 10° above NE  
Sat Jul 9, 12:25 AM < 1 min 9° above NE 10° above NE  
Sat Jul 9, 1:57 AM 3 min 17° 15° above NW 10° above NNE  
Sat Jul 9, 3:35 AM 3 min 12° 10° above NNW 10° above NNE  
Sat Jul 9, 5:11 AM 6 min 25° 10° above NNW 10° above E  
Sun Jul 10, 1:10 AM 3 min 22° 22° above NNW 10° above NNE  
Sun Jul 10, 2:46 AM 3 min 12° 10° above NNW 10° above NNE  
Sun Jul 10, 4:23 AM 5 min 19° 10° above NNW 10° above ENE  
Mon Jul 11, 12:22 AM 3 min 29° 29° above NNW 10° above NE  
Mon Jul 11, 1:58 AM 3 min 13° 10° above NW 10° above NNE  
Mon Jul 11, 3:35 AM 4 min 15° 10° above NNW 10° above NE  
Mon Jul 11, 5:11 AM 7 min 51° 10° above NW 10° above ESE  
Mon Jul 11, 9:54 PM 5 min 20° 10° above S 10° above E  
Mon Jul 11, 11:30 PM 6 min 45° 10° above WSW 10° above NE  
Tue Jul 12, 1:09 AM 4 min 15° 10° above NW 10° above NNE  
Tue Jul 12, 2:47 AM 3 min 13° 10° above NNW 10° above NE  
Tue Jul 12, 4:23 AM 6 min 33° 10° above NW 10° above E  
Tue Jul 12, 10:42 PM 7 min 76° 10° above WSW 10° above NE  
Wed Jul 13, 12:20 AM 5 min 18° 10° above WNW 10° above NNE  
Wed Jul 13, 1:58 AM 3 min 12° 10° above NNW 10° above NNE  
Wed Jul 13, 3:35 AM 6 min 24° 10° above NNW 10° above E  
Wed Jul 13, 5:11 AM 7 min 55° 10° above WNW 10° above SE  
Wed Jul 13, 9:53 PM 7 min 61° 10° above SW 10° above ENE  
Wed Jul 13, 11:31 PM 5 min 22° 10° above WNW 10° above NNE  
Thu Jul 14, 1:10 AM 3 min 12° 10° above NNW 10° above NNE  
Thu Jul 14, 2:47 AM 5 min 18° 10° above NNW 10° above ENE  
Thu Jul 14, 4:23 AM 7 min 83° 10° above NW 10° above SE  
Thu Jul 14, 10:42 PM 6 min 31° 10° above W 10° above NE  
Fri Jul 15, 12:21 AM 3 min 13° 10° above NW 10° above NNE  
Fri Jul 15, 1:59 AM 4 min 15° 10° above NNW 10° above NE  
Fri Jul 15, 3:35 AM 7 min 48° 10° above NW 10° above ESE  
Fri Jul 15, 5:12 AM 5 min 19° 10° above W 10° above S  
Fri Jul 15, 9:54 PM 6 min 47° 10° above WSW 10° above NE  
Fri Jul 15, 11:32 PM 4 min 15° 10° above NW 10° above NNE  
Sat Jul 16, 1:10 AM 3 min 13° 10° above NNW 10° above NE  
Sat Jul 16, 2:46 AM 4 min 32° 10° above NW 28° above NE  
Sat Jul 16, 4:29 AM < 1 min 12° 12° above SSE 10° above SSE  
2022-07-02 06:47:00.0,Sat Jul 2, 2:47 AM,2 min,30°,30° above ENE,10° above ENE|2022-07-02 08:20:00.0,Sat Jul 2, 4:20 AM,5 min,21°,10° above WNW,10° above NNE|2022-07-03 06:00:00.0,Sun Jul 3, 2:00 AM,< 1 min,11°,11° above ENE,10° above ENE|2022-07-03 07:33:00.0,Sun Jul 3, 3:33 AM,4 min,28°,24° above NW,10° above NE|2022-07-03 09:10:00.0,Sun Jul 3, 5:10 AM,3 min,13°,10° above NW,10° above NNE|2022-07-04 06:46:00.0,Mon Jul 4, 2:46 AM,3 min,38°,38° above N,10° above NE|2022-07-04 08:21:00.0,Mon Jul 4, 4:21 AM,4 min,14°,10° above NW,10° above NNE|2022-07-05 05:59:00.0,Tue Jul 5, 1:59 AM,1 min,22°,22° above NE,10° above NE|2022-07-05 07:32:00.0,Tue Jul 5, 3:32 AM,5 min,17°,10° above WNW,10° above NNE|2022-07-05 09:11:00.0,Tue Jul 5, 5:11 AM,3 min,13°,10° above NNW,10° above NNE|2022-07-06 06:46:00.0,Wed Jul 6, 2:46 AM,3 min,21°,20° above NW,10° above NNE|2022-07-06 08:23:00.0,Wed Jul 6, 4:23 AM,3 min,12°,10° above NNW,10° above NNE|2022-07-07 05:59:00.0,Thu Jul 7, 1:59 AM,2 min,26°,26° above N,10° above NE|2022-07-07 07:34:00.0,Thu Jul 7, 3:34 AM,3 min,13°,10° above NW,10° above NNE|2022-07-07 09:11:00.0,Thu Jul 7, 5:11 AM,4 min,16°,10° above NNW,10° above NE|2022-07-08 05:12:00.0,Fri Jul 8, 1:12 AM,1 min,17°,17° above NE,10° above NE|2022-07-08 06:45:00.0,Fri Jul 8, 2:45 AM,4 min,14°,10° above NW,10° above NNE|2022-07-08 08:23:00.0,Fri Jul 8, 4:23 AM,4 min,14°,10° above NNW,10° above NE|2022-07-09 04:25:00.0,Sat Jul 9, 12:25 AM,< 1 min,9°,9° above NE,10° above NE|2022-07-09 05:57:00.0,Sat Jul 9, 1:57 AM,3 min,17°,15° above NW,10° above NNE|2022-07-09 07:35:00.0,Sat Jul 9, 3:35 AM,3 min,12°,10° above NNW,10° above NNE|2022-07-09 09:11:00.0,Sat Jul 9, 5:11 AM,6 min,25°,10° above NNW,10° above E|2022-07-10 05:10:00.0,Sun Jul 10, 1:10 AM,3 min,22°,22° above NNW,10° above NNE|2022-07-10 06:46:00.0,Sun Jul 10, 2:46 AM,3 min,12°,10° above NNW,10° above NNE|2022-07-10 08:23:00.0,Sun Jul 10, 4:23 AM,5 min,19°,10° above NNW,10° above ENE|2022-07-11 04:22:00.0,Mon Jul 11, 12:22 AM,3 min,29°,29° above NNW,10° above NE|2022-07-11 05:58:00.0,Mon Jul 11, 1:58 AM,3 min,13°,10° above NW,10° above NNE|2022-07-11 07:35:00.0,Mon Jul 11, 3:35 AM,4 min,15°,10° above NNW,10° above NE|2022-07-11 09:11:00.0,Mon Jul 11, 5:11 AM,7 min,51°,10° above NW,10° above ESE|2022-07-12 01:54:00.0,Mon Jul 11, 9:54 PM,5 min,20°,10° above S,10° above E|2022-07-12 03:30:00.0,Mon Jul 11, 11:30 PM,6 min,45°,10° above WSW,10° above NE|2022-07-12 05:09:00.0,Tue Jul 12, 1:09 AM,4 min,15°,10° above NW,10° above NNE|2022-07-12 06:47:00.0,Tue Jul 12, 2:47 AM,3 min,13°,10° above NNW,10° above NE|2022-07-12 08:23:00.0,Tue Jul 12, 4:23 AM,6 min,33°,10° above NW,10° above E|2022-07-13 02:42:00.0,Tue Jul 12, 10:42 PM,7 min,76°,10° above WSW,10° above NE|2022-07-13 04:20:00.0,Wed Jul 13, 12:20 AM,5 min,18°,10° above WNW,10° above NNE|2022-07-13 05:58:00.0,Wed Jul 13, 1:58 AM,3 min,12°,10° above NNW,10° above NNE|2022-07-13 07:35:00.0,Wed Jul 13, 3:35 AM,6 min,24°,10° above NNW,10° above E|2022-07-13 09:11:00.0,Wed Jul 13, 5:11 AM,7 min,55°,10° above WNW,10° above SE|2022-07-14 01:53:00.0,Wed Jul 13, 9:53 PM,7 min,61°,10° above SW,10° above ENE|2022-07-14 03:31:00.0,Wed Jul 13, 11:31 PM,5 min,22°,10° above WNW,10° above NNE|2022-07-14 05:10:00.0,Thu Jul 14, 1:10 AM,3 min,12°,10° above NNW,10° above NNE|2022-07-14 06:47:00.0,Thu Jul 14, 2:47 AM,5 min,18°,10° above NNW,10° above ENE|2022-07-14 08:23:00.0,Thu Jul 14, 4:23 AM,7 min,83°,10° above NW,10° above SE|2022-07-15 02:42:00.0,Thu Jul 14, 10:42 PM,6 min,31°,10° above W,10° above NE|2022-07-15 04:21:00.0,Fri Jul 15, 12:21 AM,3 min,13°,10° above NW,10° above NNE|2022-07-15 05:59:00.0,Fri Jul 15, 1:59 AM,4 min,15°,10° above NNW,10° above NE|2022-07-15 07:35:00.0,Fri Jul 15, 3:35 AM,7 min,48°,10° above NW,10° above ESE|2022-07-15 09:12:00.0,Fri Jul 15, 5:12 AM,5 min,19°,10° above W,10° above S|2022-07-16 01:54:00.0,Fri Jul 15, 9:54 PM,6 min,47°,10° above WSW,10° above NE|2022-07-16 03:32:00.0,Fri Jul 15, 11:32 PM,4 min,15°,10° above NW,10° above NNE|2022-07-16 05:10:00.0,Sat Jul 16, 1:10 AM,3 min,13°,10° above NNW,10° above NE|2022-07-16 06:46:00.0,Sat Jul 16, 2:46 AM,4 min,32°,10° above NW,28° above NE|2022-07-16 08:29:00.0,Sat Jul 16, 4:29 AM,< 1 min,12°,12° above SSE,10° above SSE|

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.