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The ISS passes through the Milky Way (19-27 April, 2020)

19 Apr 2020, 00:44 UTC
The ISS passes through the Milky Way (19-27 April, 2020)
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The ISS as seen from Sydney on the evening of Sunday 19 Aprilr at 18:46 AEST. Simulated in Stellarium (the ISS will actually be a bright dot), click to embiggen.The ISS as seen from Adelaide on the evening of Saturday Monday 20 April at 19:04 ACST. Simulated in Stellarium (the ISS will actually be a bright dot), click to embiggen.The ISS as seen from Perth on the evening of Tuesday 21 April at 18:19 AWST. Simulated in Stellarium (the ISS will actually be a bright dot)click to embiggen.All sky chart showing local times from Heavens Above for Sunday 19 April for Sydney.All sky chart showing local times from Heavens Above for Monday 20 April for Adelaide.All sky chart showing local times from Heavens Above for Tuesday 21 April for Perth.Over the next few days there are a series of bright ISS passes in the early evening. The outstanding passes are when the ISS is in the milky way, where it passes by bright Venus, Orion, Sirus and Canopus.The following tables are from data provided from Heavens Above. Passes from Adelaide (ACST)Date Brightness Start Highest point End Pass type (mag) Time Alt. Az. Time Alt. Az. Time Alt. Az. 18 Apr-3.018:59:0310°NNW19:02:0833°NE19:02:2433°ENEvisible19 ...

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