The International Space Station will fly over Dayton this week

Published: Wednesday, July 18, 2018 @ 3:13 AM
Updated: Thursday, July 19, 2018 @ 12:50 AM

Viewers submitted video from Wednesday morning when the International Space Station was highly visible in the area.

The International Space Station is circling the Earth every 90 minutes!

You don’t need a telescope to find the ISS, just knowledge of when it will be visible in your area.

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In Dayton, the ISS will be visible to the naked eye two more times through Friday.

Thursday at 11:11 p.m., the ISS will be about 48 degrees above the horizon and will travel from the west/southwest to the northeast in about 6 minutes again.

Friday, the ISS will be about 41 degrees above the horizon for a flyover around 5:40 a.m.

Meteorologist Kirstie Zontini looks and when the International Space Station will fly over Dayton this week.

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The higher the International Space Station is above 40 degrees, the easier it is to see. Look for a bright object in the night or early morning sky that moves like a plane, but doesn’t have flashing lights or change direction.

If you have any photos, share using the hashtag #SkyWitness7.