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LOOK UP! Int'l Space station makes a bright pass over Triangle area Friday

Posted February 7, 2020 4:15 p.m. EST
Updated February 7, 2020 4:16 p.m. EST

Andrey Armyagov

The International Space Station (ISS) makes another bright pass over the Triangle on Friday, February 7, 2020.

The ISS appears overhead from the northwest starting at 6:51 p.m. and heading southeast. Look for an object that looks like a bright, steady-moving star rising from the northwestern horizon.

(Many cell phones will have a free compass app -- get yours ready if you want to watch the ISS.)

To view, step outside just before the ISS is due to cross overhead. (A good way to be sure not to miss it is to set an alarm now on your phone.)

This pass is scheduled to take about six minutes. Triangle heroine Christina Koch, who returned to Earth on Thursday, is no longer aboard.

Click here to see the current crew of the ISS.

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