About an hour after sunset, the International Space Station will be flying directly over Michigan tonight (Nov. 30, 2017). This would be a great opportunity to spot the station if you have never seen it!
International Space Station Ground Track – Nov. 30, 2017, Credit: heavens-above.com
The Station will be visible from my location in Chesterfield between 6:16 – 6:21 PM, and will be almost directly overhead at its highest.
International Space Station location in the sky from Chesterfield Michigan, Nov. 30, 2017. Credit: heavens-above.com
You can find exact ISS fly-over times, and generate a sky map for your location at Heavens-Above.com.
NASA’s Spot the Station website lets you sign-up for alerts when the ISS will be flying-over. They also have a page with a ton of Frequently-Asked-Questions about observing the station.
ISS Detector is a mobile app for the iPhone and Android.
The International Space Station. Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech.