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Wednesday evening brings another chance to spot the International Space Station!

If you missed it Tuesday, clear skies Wednesday evening will provide good viewing conditions.
If you missed it Tuesday, there's another chance to spot the ISS Wednesday night!
If you missed it Tuesday, there's another chance to spot the ISS Wednesday night!(KBTX)
Published: Dec. 8, 2020 at 5:16 PM CST|Updated: Dec. 9, 2020 at 5:16 PM CST
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BRYAN, Texas (KBTX) - Like Tuesday, Wednesday afternoon brought plenty of sunshine to the Brazos Valley! With clear skies on hand as we head into the next few hours, Wednesday evening will be another great opportunity to head outside and look for the International Space Station!

According to NASA, the ISS will be visible in Bryan for about six minutes around 6:23 p.m. Wednesday evening. It will appear about 11 degrees above the NW horizon and disappear around 11 degrees above the SE horizon. Click here to find exact viewing times and locations for your specific area.

Although Wednesday evening’s ISS passage will be the best opportunity to spot the station for the remainder of the week, there are a few additional times Thursday and Friday that the ISS is expected to pass over the Brazos Valley:

DateTimeMinutes VisibleMaximum Height Above HorizonAppearsDisappears
Wednesday, Dec. 96:23 p.m.6 min78 degrees11 degrees above NW11 degrees above SE
Thursday, Dec. 107:15 p.m.1 min12 degrees12 degrees above SW10 degrees above SSW
Friday, Dec. 116:28 p.m.2 min23 degrees23 degrees above SW10 degrees above S

(Table information courtesy of NASA)

Click here to get an idea of where you can find the ISS in the sky from your backyard!

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