This site lists the times that the International Space Station can be seen
from locations all over the world.
I've got a 5 minute viewing window coming up in about an hour, so I'm
going to head down to the southern shores of one our Great Lakes and
check it out. It's only about a 2 minute drive. I think I need
to get away from the trees because it's going to be very low in the
You can download the Sky View app for your smartphone, aim it in any
direction and the app will move to match the sun, moon, stars,
constellations and other misc objects in motion. It will display path of
the moon, sun and the ISS(as well as any other moving object). You can
click on the object and it will provide you info of what it is.
If you like star gazing, it's a great app to have.
On Sunday, May 29, 2016 at 11:47:23 AM UTC-4, Swingman wrote:
No, not last night. Too many clouds, not a star to be seen.
Now that I know how often it can be seen, I'm sure I'll catch it one of the
se days. I hear it
only takes 92 minutes to orbit the earth, which is why it can be seen every
~1.5 hours once
it gets dark. Damn, that's quick!
Luckily, I can get away from the bright lights in just a few minutes,
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