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Location: Goldendale, Washington, 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, 9:42 PM 6 min 42° 12° above W 10° above NE  
Mon Jul 22, 11:21 PM 3 min 28° 26° above NNW 11° above ENE  
Tue Jul 23, 00:56 AM 2 min 32° 10° above WNW 32° above NW  
Tue Jul 23, 10:32 PM 3 min 28° 27° above NNW 10° above ENE  
Wed Jul 24, 00:06 AM 3 min 41° 10° above NW 41° above NNE  
Wed Jul 24, 9:42 PM 3 min 30° 29° above NNW 10° above NE  
Wed Jul 24, 11:19 PM 3 min 33° 26° above NNW 21° above ENE  
Thu Jul 25, 00:54 AM < 1 min 15° 10° above WNW 15° above WNW  
Thu Jul 25, 10:30 PM 4 min 29° 26° above NNW 10° above ENE  
Fri Jul 26, 00:04 AM 2 min 34° 10° above WNW 34° above NW  
Fri Jul 26, 9:41 PM 3 min 28° 27° above NNW 10° above ENE  
Fri Jul 26, 11:16 PM 2 min 51° 21° above NW 46° above NE  
Sat Jul 27, 10:28 PM 3 min 39° 32° above NNW 17° above E  
Sun Jul 28, 00:02 AM 1 min 21° 10° above WNW 21° above WNW  
Sun Jul 28, 9:39 PM 4 min 32° 28° above NNW 11° above ENE  
Sun Jul 28, 11:13 PM 3 min 70° 10° above WNW 70° above W  
Mon Jul 29, 10:26 PM 3 min 66° 33° above NW 31° above E  
Tue Jul 30, 00:01 AM < 1 min 10° 10° above W 10° above W  
Tue Jul 30, 9:37 PM 4 min 47° 36° above NNW 10° above E  
Tue Jul 30, 11:11 PM 2 min 30° 11° above WNW 30° above WSW  
Wed Jul 31, 10:23 PM 3 min 57° 18° above WNW 44° above SSE  
Thu Aug 1, 9:34 PM 4 min 88° 34° above WNW 18° above ESE  
Thu Aug 1, 11:10 PM < 1 min 13° 10° above W 13° above WSW  
Fri Aug 2, 10:20 PM 3 min 24° 11° above W 22° above SSW  
Sat Aug 3, 9:32 PM 4 min 39° 24° above W 17° above SSE  
Sun Aug 4, 10:20 PM < 1 min 10° 10° above SW 10° above SW  
Mon Aug 5, 9:29 PM 4 min 17° 11° above W 11° above S  
2019-07-23 04:42:00.0,Mon Jul 22, 9:42 PM,6 min,42°,12° above W,10° above NE|2019-07-23 06:21:00.0,Mon Jul 22, 11:21 PM,3 min,28°,26° above NNW,11° above ENE|2019-07-23 07:56:00.0,Tue Jul 23, 00:56 AM,2 min,32°,10° above WNW,32° above NW|2019-07-24 05:32:00.0,Tue Jul 23, 10:32 PM,3 min,28°,27° above NNW,10° above ENE|2019-07-24 07:06:00.0,Wed Jul 24, 00:06 AM,3 min,41°,10° above NW,41° above NNE|2019-07-25 04:42:00.0,Wed Jul 24, 9:42 PM,3 min,30°,29° above NNW,10° above NE|2019-07-25 06:19:00.0,Wed Jul 24, 11:19 PM,3 min,33°,26° above NNW,21° above ENE|2019-07-25 07:54:00.0,Thu Jul 25, 00:54 AM,< 1 min,15°,10° above WNW,15° above WNW|2019-07-26 05:30:00.0,Thu Jul 25, 10:30 PM,4 min,29°,26° above NNW,10° above ENE|2019-07-26 07:04:00.0,Fri Jul 26, 00:04 AM,2 min,34°,10° above WNW,34° above NW|2019-07-27 04:41:00.0,Fri Jul 26, 9:41 PM,3 min,28°,27° above NNW,10° above ENE|2019-07-27 06:16:00.0,Fri Jul 26, 11:16 PM,2 min,51°,21° above NW,46° above NE|2019-07-28 05:28:00.0,Sat Jul 27, 10:28 PM,3 min,39°,32° above NNW,17° above E|2019-07-28 07:02:00.0,Sun Jul 28, 00:02 AM,1 min,21°,10° above WNW,21° above WNW|2019-07-29 04:39:00.0,Sun Jul 28, 9:39 PM,4 min,32°,28° above NNW,11° above ENE|2019-07-29 06:13:00.0,Sun Jul 28, 11:13 PM,3 min,70°,10° above WNW,70° above W|2019-07-30 05:26:00.0,Mon Jul 29, 10:26 PM,3 min,66°,33° above NW,31° above E|2019-07-30 07:01:00.0,Tue Jul 30, 00:01 AM,< 1 min,10°,10° above W,10° above W|2019-07-31 04:37:00.0,Tue Jul 30, 9:37 PM,4 min,47°,36° above NNW,10° above E|2019-07-31 06:11:00.0,Tue Jul 30, 11:11 PM,2 min,30°,11° above WNW,30° above WSW|2019-08-01 05:23:00.0,Wed Jul 31, 10:23 PM,3 min,57°,18° above WNW,44° above SSE|2019-08-02 04:34:00.0,Thu Aug 1, 9:34 PM,4 min,88°,34° above WNW,18° above ESE|2019-08-02 06:10:00.0,Thu Aug 1, 11:10 PM,< 1 min,13°,10° above W,13° above WSW|2019-08-03 05:20:00.0,Fri Aug 2, 10:20 PM,3 min,24°,11° above W,22° above SSW|2019-08-04 04:32:00.0,Sat Aug 3, 9:32 PM,4 min,39°,24° above W,17° above SSE|2019-08-05 05:20:00.0,Sun Aug 4, 10:20 PM,< 1 min,10°,10° above SW,10° above SW|2019-08-06 04:29:00.0,Mon Aug 5, 9:29 PM,4 min,17°,11° 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