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TWO TIMES! The International Space Station Will Fly Across The Sky Twice Tonight...

Looking into the night sky and seeing the International Space Station fly overhead is mind-blowing! Just think, you are watching something that is 230 miles above you, flying at nearly 5 miles per second. If you've never taken the opportunity to check it out, it's worth a few minutes of your time...


How To View The International Space Station


When To Look...

The ISS will be visible in our area this evening at 9:38 pm for 4 minutes! 4 minutes should be more than enough to view it, but remember it will be moving FAST.

Where To Look...

At 9:38 pm, the ISS will appear about 16 degrees above the horizon in the north-northwest part of the sky and move toward the east. The ISS will reach a peak elevation of 28 degrees above the horizon, so don't look too high in the sky...


A deck of high clouds may dim the ISS in spots, especially southeast of Louisville. Otherwise, it looks really good with low humidity and numbers in the 70's... 


If you want to go double or nothing on this one, the ISS will also make an appearance at 11:14 PM. Unfortunately, this show is going to be much shorter as viewing only lasts for 1 minute. With increasing clouds, I also think visibility won't be as good either. Look to the WNW, 18 degrees above the horizon and follow it to the West. Good luck!




-Rick DeLuca




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