Thursday, April 12, 2012

Last Chance to see the Space Station

Final good opportunity to see the International Space Station tonight (for a couple of weeks). Locations, times, and directions in sky are below.
  • Bloomington, IN: 9:00pm (visible 6 minutes) WSW --> NE
  • Cape Girardeau: 8:00pm (visible 6 minutes) WSW --> NE
  • Carbondale: 8:00pm (visible 6 minutes) SW --> NE
  • Champaign, IL: 8:00pm (visible 6 minutes) SW --> NE
  • Chicago: 8:01pm (visible 6 minutes) SW --> ENE
  • Columbus, IN: 9:01pm (visible 6 minutes) WSW --> NE
  • Harrisburg, IL: 8:00pm (visible 6 minutes) WSW --> NE
  • Indianapolis: 9:01pm (visible 6 minutes) WSW --> NE
  • Lafayette, IN: 9:01pm (visible 6 minutes) SW --> NE
  • Paducah: 8:00pm (visible 6 minutes) WSW --> NE
  • Poplar Bluff: 7:59pm (visible 6 minutes) SW --> NE
  • St. Louis: 8:00pm (visible 6 minutes) SW --> NE

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

International Space Station Sighting Opportunities

Last night was a great night to watch the International Space Station fly over the Midwest. There is another opportunity tonight.

Below are times and directions in sky the space station can be seen (start/exit the sky).
  • Cape Girardeau: 8:58pm (visible for 3 minutes) WNW --> NNE
  • Carbondale: 8:58pm (visible for 3 minutes) WNW --> NNE
  • Chicago: 8:57pm (visible for 5 minutes) WSW --> NE
  • Columbus, IN: 9:57pm (visible for 5 minutes) W --> NNE
  • Indianapolis: 9:57pm (visible for 5 minutes) W --> NNE
  • Lafayette, IN: 9:57pm (visible for 5 minutes) WSW --> NE
  • Paducah: 8:58pm (visible for 3 minutes) NW --> NNE
  • Poplar Bluff: 8:58pm (visible for 3 minutes) WNW --> NNE
  • St. Louis: 8:56pm (visible for 6 minutes) WSW --> NE
There will also be another opportunity a little earlier in the evening Thursday.

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