The ISS will cross our sky TWICE tonight!
The International Space Station (ISS) will be making a pair of passes across our sky this evening.
You will be able to view the first one at around 9:45 as it rises from our northern sky. At a blazing speed of 17,500 mph, it will cross our northern sky in about 4 minutes total time as it moves swiftly off to the east. It will only rise to a maximum height of 22° so you will need a good view of our northeastern horizon.
The second crossing will occur about an hour and a half later at 11:21 PM. The second one will also go higher in the sky and will rise from the WNW before disappearing to the WSW. With a max height of 40°, any good view of the western horizon should do.
The sky is expected to be partly cloudy and overall viewing should be pretty good especially for the second crossing.
Meteorologist Jeremy Kappell
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