When to See the International Space Station Flyover

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The International Space Station, which orbits roughly 200 miles above the earth at nearly 17,500 MPH will be visible over the next couple of nights here in Connecticut.  It will be possible to spot the space station as it passes overhead in the night sky (Depending on sky conditions). The Space Station obits the earth nearly 15 times a day, so just about every hour and a half. Given there are clear skies at night throughout the next 2 weeks, the ISS will be visible with the naked eye. I saw it last night, I snapped a picture as you can see above. The bright dot to the left of the moon is the Internation Space Station. The International Space Station will appear as an incredibly bright star, however it will be moving like a plane without flashing lights. Other than the moon, it will at times be the brightest object in the night sky, second to the moon of course. I put some times below when the ISS sightings are possible. I will be out there looking for the ISS and I’ll post photos on my social media accounts (You can follow them by clicking below). If you take any great pictures, make sure you send them to me 🙂

You can tweet me using the handle @Kevin_Arnone. I’m also on Facebook, just friend me at: Meteorologist Kevin Arnone. You can follow my instagram page too, just search: MeteorologistKevinArnone


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