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Thu Nov 17, 2022, 07:51 PM

I just watched the space station flying over my house.

NASA has a sign up where you can get an email alert when it's going to be visible in your area

https://spotthestation.nasa.gov/signup.cfm

Kinda interesting. 🚀

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Reply I just watched the space station flying over my house. (Original post)
Arkansas Granny Nov 17 OP
PXR-5 Nov 17 #1
ItsjustMe Nov 17 #2
DURHAM D Nov 17 #9
ItsjustMe Nov 17 #10
DURHAM D Nov 18 #11
judesedit Nov 17 #3
Arkansas Granny Nov 17 #6
demmiblue Nov 17 #4
LudwigPastorius Nov 17 #8
bahboo Nov 17 #5
Mr.Bill Nov 17 #7
Delmette2.0 Nov 18 #12
Arkansas Granny Nov 19 #14
ForgedCrank Nov 19 #13

Response to Arkansas Granny (Original post)

Thu Nov 17, 2022, 07:55 PM

1. I was going to head out for a peek but

it's too cold, and I thought, they even have heat on the ISS lol

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Response to Arkansas Granny (Original post)

Thu Nov 17, 2022, 07:56 PM

2. I've seen it dozens of times.

Using that website.

You can use this website to view Bright Planets from your location.

https://www.almanac.com/astronomy/planets-rise-and-set/zipcode/72959/2022-11-17

I will be able to view it in another hour



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Response to ItsjustMe (Reply #2)

Thu Nov 17, 2022, 11:31 PM

9. I don't know what the degree means or Max Height

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Response to DURHAM D (Reply #9)

Thu Nov 17, 2022, 11:50 PM

10. How do I spot the station?

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Response to ItsjustMe (Reply #10)

Fri Nov 18, 2022, 12:54 PM

11. Thank you

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Response to Arkansas Granny (Original post)

Thu Nov 17, 2022, 08:39 PM

3. I watched it last night in Buford, Ga. Wish I had a telescope.

It's still cool just knowing it's the Space Station. Good for you. I really like setting my alarm to go out and watch it. Thanks for telling du'ers about it.

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Response to judesedit (Reply #3)

Thu Nov 17, 2022, 08:57 PM

6. I remember when I was a kid our local weatherman would alert us when Sputnik was going to be passing

overhead. It was much smaller, but with a little patience you could pick it out.

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Response to Arkansas Granny (Original post)

Thu Nov 17, 2022, 08:39 PM

4. And the ISS looking down on us:



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Response to demmiblue (Reply #4)

Thu Nov 17, 2022, 11:13 PM

8. Hey, you can see Elon Musk's ego from up there!

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Response to Arkansas Granny (Original post)

Thu Nov 17, 2022, 08:56 PM

5. ah...thx for the reminder...

wlil be in SoCal in about 15 minutes...

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Response to Arkansas Granny (Original post)

Thu Nov 17, 2022, 09:55 PM

7. I've been watching it for over three years now. n/t

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Response to Arkansas Granny (Original post)

Fri Nov 18, 2022, 06:50 PM

12. About 8 years ago we watched the space station go over head.

And a bonus was a space shuttle zipping along to catch up.

Thanks for the reminder of the website.

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Response to Delmette2.0 (Reply #12)

Sat Nov 19, 2022, 10:36 AM

14. That was an added bonus, for sure

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Response to Arkansas Granny (Original post)

Sat Nov 19, 2022, 12:14 AM

13. Back when I

got my first crummy telescope, I was downright amazed at how fast and how many things are moving and difficult to track manually. Being ignorant to such things for so many years and only glancing at the night sky in passing made it a real eye opener for me.

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