International Space Station

pre-dawn sky event

December 23rd, sky clear at 6:30 am, the International Space Station (ISS) passed through the zenith with a waning crescent, a bowl filled with earthglow, in the southeast. On December 22nd I received the following email from NASA advising me of the event.

HQ-spotthestation@mail.nasa.gov

Sun 12/22/2019 7:00 PM

Time: Mon Dec 23 6:30 AM, Visible: 6 min, Max Height: 87°, Appears: 10° above SW, Disappears: 11° above ENE

Visit the NASA site to research if ISS viewing is possible from your location.

Here is another photograph of the crescent moon filled with earthglow.

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4 thoughts on “International Space Station

  1. I receive those notifications too. When I lived near Cape Canaveral many years ago there were buildings where people could see components to the ISS being built. Kind of overwhelming to watch that bright dot pass overhead. Thank you for this post.

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