Space Station visible in CNY several times this week

SYRACUSE, NY (WSYR-TV) — The International Space Station, or ISS for short, is expected to make several appearances in Central New York over the next week!

Central New Yorkers will have several chances to see the ISS where Syracuse native Jeanette Epps is a crewmember this week, as long as the weather cooperates.

Viewing the ISS

When                                          Appears/Disappears              Visible How Long

Tuesday (5/7) at 4:45 a.m.        NW moving toward ESE              6 minutes

Thursday (5/9) at 4:42 a.m.        WNW moving toward SE           7 minutes

Friday (5/10) at 3:53 a.m.         NW moving toward ESE           7 minutes

Friday (5/10) at 10:12 p.m.         WSW moving toward ENE        7 minutes

Saturday (5/11) at 3:04 a.m.        NW moving toward E         6 minutes

Saturday (5/11) at 9:22 p.m.        SW moving toward ENE         7 minutes

Sunday (5/12) at 3:54 a.m.         SW moving toward SE         3 minutes

Sunday (5/12) at 10:10 p.m.        W moving toward NE         6 minutes

Monday (5/13) at 9:20 p.m.        WSW moving toward NE         7 minutes

From Syracuse to the Stars

The ISS is one of the most visible man-made objects in the sky. Close up, it looks like a large spacecraft where some astronauts live and work. According to NASA, the space station is as big as a five-bedroom house! 

The timing of visibility of the ISS and a large area of high pressure over the Northeast will align Tuesday morning. This will provide us with great viewing conditions. 

For more sighting times, click here.

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