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Early morning Space Station flybys, when & where to look

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The International Space Station (ISS) is scheduled to appear in the early morning sky. 

Below is a See It, Snap It, Send It of the ISS flying over Cochise County early Wednesday morning.

Ed Erbeck Jr. in Pearce took the picture. 

The ISS is the streak of light in the center of the photo. 

Below is a schedule from NASA of the ISS flybys over Tucson.

For a list of flybys over your area click here to change locations

When the ISS appears in the sky it is a bright, unblinking light.

The bright speck of light seen from Earth is the solar panels reflecting sunlight.

The ISS can be seen with the naked eye but to see the details of the space station use binoculars or a telescope. 

DateVisibleMax HeightAppearsDisappears
Tue Sep 10, 5:36 AM 4 min 40° 10 above SSW 36 above ESE
Wed Sep 11, 4:48 AM 3 min 20° 10 above S 19 above ESE
Thu Sep 12, 4:01 AM < 1 min 10° 10 above SE 10 above ESE
Thu Sep 12, 5:35 AM 6 min 50° 10 above WSW 10 above NE
Fri Sep 13, 4:48 AM 3 min 76° 38 above SSW 23 above NE
Sat Sep 14, 4:02 AM < 1 min 25° 25 above E 18 above ENE
Sat Sep 14, 5:35 AM 5 min 18° 10 above W 10 above N
Sun Sep 15, 4:48 AM 3 min 29° 29 above NW 10 above NNE
Mon Sep 16, 4:02 AM 1 min 19° 19 above NNE 10 above NE
Tue Sep 17, 4:49 AM 1 min 12° 12 above NNW 10 above N
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