Published: 2020-11-21 17:23:00
Updated: 2020-11-21 17:29:33
Posted November 21, 2020 5:23 p.m. EST
Updated November 21, 2020 5:29 p.m. EST
By Tony Rice, NASA Ambassador
The International Space Station will pass brightly over central and eastern parts of the Carolinas Saturday evening.
Look to the southwest at 5:30 pm Saturday evening. The station will rise to the left reaching 75 degrees above the horizon for those the central part of the state.
It will set nearly seven minutes later in the northeast.
The view will be even better in eastern part of the state where the station will appear even higher, directly overhead for those along the line between Greenville and
As the station comes into view, it is directly over the Gulf of Mexico west of Naples Florida, south of Mobile Alabama. As it moves to the northeast it will pass between Tallahassee and Jacksonville, Florida, just west of Savannah, and Charleston, between Fayetteville and Wilmington, then directly over Elizabeth City and Currituck before moving out of the Atlantic Ocean