Expedition 43 will take over Cincinnati at the International Space Station, April 15, 2015
(Photo: NASA Earth 5) [1965901Earth] times this weekend, a total of 17 minutes, according to NASA.
According to a NASA "station site" locator, the station will appear in Cincinnati sky in the coming hours over the weekend of September 20-22:
Friday at 7:58 PM in five minutes
Friday at 9:36 PM for one minute
Saturday at 8:47 AM for four minutes
Sunday 22 at 7:58 PM for five minutes
Sunday 22 from 9:36 PM for two minutes
Where to look?
Great question. And come out with your protractor because low level geometry is included in the answer.
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The horizon is considered zero degrees and 90 degrees directly above. According to NASA, if you hold the fist one hand away from the horizon, the top of the fist will be about 10 degrees.
Using the above as a guide, you can spot the International Space Station at the following locations at the appropriate time this weekend:
Friday at 7:58 PM: South between 10 and 16 degrees
Friday at 21:36: northwest between 24 and 28 degrees
Saturday: first west at 30 degrees and then northeast at 12 degrees
Sunday at 19:58: first south of 19 degrees and then northeast at 11 degrees
Sunday at 9:36 PM: Northwest and then North at 14 degrees
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