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Mon Apr 22, 2013, 01:21 PM

International Space Station visible over large portions of east coast the next three nights...

Spot the International Space Station moving across the night sky this week. Chances arise the next three nights, but the best viewing opportunity Wednesday is possible to coincide with rain and thunderstorms.

Look tonight at 8:59 p.m., Tuesday at 9:45 p.m. and Wednesday at 8:54 p.m. In each case, the space station will appear brighter than a star moving steadily across the sky, first appearing on the northwestern horizon.

Wednesday’s will be the best chance, with the spacecraft taking a path directly overhead and at its brightest. But forecasts are calling for a 50 percent chance of rain Wednesday night, according to the National Weather Service.

It takes about 6 minutes for the space station to cross the sky, but Tuesday's opportunity will be only about half that before the space station disappears into the shadows.

http://baltimoresun.com/#story/bal-wx-international-space-station-to-fly-over-baltimore-this-week-20130422/

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Mon Apr 22, 2013, 03:56 PM

1. kick! n/t

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Mon Apr 22, 2013, 08:56 PM

2. 5 minutes east coasters...

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Mon Apr 22, 2013, 09:08 PM

3. Anyone catch it? n/t

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Mon Apr 22, 2013, 09:44 PM

4. This excellent website will tell you what's in your sky tonight, by using your zip code.

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