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See below the table for an explanation of everything that is being displayed

Upcoming passes of the

Date Brightness Start Highest point End Closest Pass type
[Mag] Time Az. Time Alt. Time Az.
Jul 21 --- 07:18:54 PM NW 07:22:23 PM 07:25:53 PM NNE 1192 mi daylight
Jul 21 0.3 08:57:35 PM NNW 09:00:52 PM 09:04:08 PM NE 1233 mi night visible
Jul 21 0.2 10:34:04 PM NNW 10:38:55 PM 14° 10:43:45 PM E 793 mi night visible
Jul 22 2.0 12:10:26 AM NW 12:15:58 AM 70° 12:21:28 AM SE 273 mi night visible
Jul 22 --- 01:48:44 AM W 01:52:04 AM 01:55:24 AM SSW 1203 mi night (shadow)
Jul 22 --- 03:14:03 PM SSW 03:19:13 PM 22° 03:24:22 PM ENE 589 mi daylight
Jul 22 --- 04:50:30 PM WSW 04:55:49 PM 28° 05:01:10 PM NE 502 mi daylight
Jul 22 --- 06:29:34 PM WNW 06:33:28 PM 06:37:23 PM NNE 1100 mi daylight
Jul 22 0.3 08:08:50 PM NNW 08:11:53 PM 08:14:56 PM NE 1271 mi night visible
Jul 22 -0.4 09:45:41 PM NNW 09:50:08 PM 09:54:33 PM ENE 947 mi night visible
Jul 22 1.6 11:21:55 PM NW 11:27:27 PM 58° 11:32:57 PM SE 300 mi night visible
Jul 23 --- 12:59:19 AM WNW 01:03:46 AM 10° 01:08:12 AM S 915 mi night (shadow)
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The table above shows details of the upcoming passes of the International Space Station. They happen so often because the ISS is travelling at over 17000mph. This means it orbits the earth every 90 minutes or so. The ISS can be visible in your sky if it passes by close to sunset or sunrise. If it's going to be visible look for the pass type of "visible". Not all passes are as good as others. If you want to see the space station you will need to find a visible pass where the ISS is predicted to be very bright. Look at the Brightness column- you want the lowest number displayed there. A good number would be -3 or lower. That would mean the ISS is as bright or brighter than the planet Venus in the sky (which is often the brightest thing in the night time sky other than the full moon).

Alt = how high up in the sky.
Az = the compass direction to look.
Highest shows the time when the ISS will be highest in the sky - which usually corresponds to when the ISS is closest to you.

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