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See the Space Station Tonight

Posted April 5, 2001

— If skies are clear tonight, you will be able to watch as the International Space Station passes over.

About 8:21 p.m., face east, turn a little toward the south and look up about 88 degrees above the horizon.

The International Space Station is the biggest man-made object in the heavens, but it will appear small tonight. You should see a glowing star-like object moving across the sky.

It will travel horizon to horizon in about four minutes.

Even if there are some light clouds tonight, the space station may still be visible.

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