Nov 10 2020
06:04 am
By: JaHu

What: ISS Flyover
When: Tuesday, November 10, 2020 - 6:15am
Where: Overhead

For those of you awake, the International Space Station (ISS) will have a visible flyover for 6 minutes over the Knoxville area begining at 6:16am. Clear skies will make it an opportunistic viewing.

Here are a few interesting facts about the Space Station:

The space station orbits Earth about every 90 minutes, so that means in a 24 hour day, the space station orbits approximately 16 times. It's travelling at 17,000 miles an hour, so keep that in mind when you watch it pass overhead.


Date: Tue Nov 10, 6:16 AM
Visible: 6 min
Max Height: 45°
Appears: 14° above WNW
Disappears: 10° above SSE


Live TrackTheStation map

Live view from the International Space Station

bizgrrl's picture

Thanks, we saw it. Perfectly

Thanks, we saw it. Perfectly clear sky.

JaHu's picture

Thank you! I realize that for

Thank you! I realize that for many it's just a speck of light travelling across the sky, but what it took to get that speck of light there still fascinates me. And to think 6 people call it home for months at a time. Watching it silently pass overhead from horizon to horizon in six short minutes at 250 miles up and knowing that it takes a plane flying at 40,000 feet probably 30 minutes or more to go from horizon to horizon It makes me curious about how a flat earther would explain this?

sobi's picture

A speeding bullet w/ zero

A speeding bullet w/ zero passengers:
3,181 miles per hour

The ISS w/ six:
17,130 miles per hour

Let the hyperloop continue to strive.

JaHu's picture

I don't think Superman can

I don't think Superman can top that!

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