International Space Station, Shuttle Visibility

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The International Space Station and the Space Shuttle Discovery are now docked and will visible to the naked eye this week. Here’s the list of where and when to look:

 

Monday, Feb. 28
From 6:35 p.m. to 6:37 p.m.

The Space Station/Space Shuttle will past west to east across the low northwestern to northern sky. The maximum height above the horizon 21 degrees above the northern horizon at 6:37 p.m. (That’s about a third of the way from the horizon to the zenith in the northern sky.)

 

Tuesday, March 1
From 6:25 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

The Space Station/Space Shuttle will past west to east across the low western to northern sky. The maximum height above the horizon 21 degrees above the northern horizon at 6:28 p.m. (That’s about a third of the way from the horizon to the zenith in the northern sky.)

 

Tuesday, March 1
From 8:01 p.m. to 8:03 p.m.

The Space Station/Space Shuttle will past west to east across the low northwestern to north-northwestern sky. The maximum height above the horizon 21 degrees above the north-northwestern sky  horizon at 8:03 p.m. (That’s about a third of the way from the horizon to the zenith in the north-northwestern sky.)

 

Wednesday, March 2
From 6:35 p.m. to 6:37 p.m.

The Space Station/Space Shuttle will past west to east across the low northern sky. The maximum height above the horizon 21 degrees above the northern horizon at 6:37 p.m. (That’s about a third of the way from the horizon to the zenith in the northern sky.)

Thursday, March 3
From 7:18 p.m. to 7:22 p.m.

The Space Station/Space Shuttle will past west to east across the low northwestern to northern sky. The maximum height above the horizon 28 degrees above the northern horizon at 7:21 p.m. (That’s about a third of the way from the horizon to the zenith in the northern sky.)

 

Friday, March 4
From 6:08 p.m. to 6:13 p.m.

The Space Station/Space Shuttle will past west to east across the low northwestern to northern sky. The maximum height above the horizon 21 degrees above the northern horizon at 6:11 p.m.  (That’s about a third of the way from the horizon to the zenith in the northern sky.)

 

Friday, March 4
From 7:44 p.m. to 7:47 p.m.

The Space Station/Space Shuttle will past west to east across the high northwestern to northern sky. The maximum height above the horizon 48 degrees above the northern horizon at 7:47 p.m.  (That’s more than halfway from the horizon to the zenith in the northern sky.)

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