The Space Station will make some *great* evening passes next week!

The Space Shuttle Atlantis and the International Space Station are now docked in space. The east coast of the US will have great passes all this week.


ISS – Visible Passes
Search period start: 00:00 Saturday, 9 February, 2008  
Search period end: 00:00 Tuesday, 19 February, 2008
Observer’s location: Boston, 42.3580°N, 71.0600°W
Local time zone: Eastern Standard Time (UTC – 5:00)
Orbit: 331 x 339 km, 51.6° (Epoch Feb 9)

Click on the date to get a star chart and other pass details.

Date Mag
Starts Max. altitude
Ends
Time Alt. Az.
Time Alt. Az. Time Alt. Az.
9 Feb 0.1 17:48:46 10 NNW 17:50:11 13 N 17:51:37 10 NNE
10 Feb -0.2 18:09:25 10 NNW 18:11:14 16 NNE 18:12:06 14 NE
11 Feb -0.9 18:29:45 10 NW 18:32:06 24 NNE 18:32:06 24 NNE
12 Feb -1.4 18:50:04 10 NW 18:52:09 38 NNW 18:52:09 38 NNW
13 Feb -0.8 17:35:53 10 NW 17:38:12 22 NNE 17:40:30 10 ENE
13 Feb -0.5 19:10:32 10 WNW 19:12:15 31 W 19:12:15 31 W
14 Feb -2.0 17:56:04 10 NW 17:58:48 44 NNE 18:01:11 13 ESE
14 Feb 0.8 19:31:31 10 W 19:32:27 15 WSW 19:32:27 15 WSW
15 Feb -2.0 18:16:24 10 WNW 18:19:12 63 SW 18:21:32 14 SE
16 Feb 0.1 18:37:10 10 W 18:39:21 20 SW 18:41:31 10 S
17 Feb -2.1 17:22:04 10 WNW 17:24:53 74 SW 17:27:41 10 SE
18 Feb 0.2 17:42:38 10 W 17:44:57 23 SW 17:47:16 10 SSE

(Table courtesy of Heavens Above)

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