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08/09/2017

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...

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How To View The International Space Station

Wednesday:

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...

Weather

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... 

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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

Rick

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