Space Shuttle Endeavour and Space Station Fly-Bys

The Space Shuttle Endeavour and the International Space Station will be passing in orbit over the Central Plains this week...and weather permitting...should provide a pretty good show in the late evening sky.  For those wanting to take a peek...here is a schedule of occurrence times and the directions and elevations above the horizon for viewing...(calculations centered on Hastings, Nebraska.)

   Day              Beginning Time/Azimuth/Elevation      -      Mid Point Time/Azimuth/Elevation      -      Ending Time/Azimuth/Elevation

Tuesday            11:04:42 PM / NW / 10 Degrees                     11:07:20 PM / NNW / 67 Degrees                 11:07:20 PM / NNW / 67 Degrees

Thursday           10:18:44 PM / NW / 10 Degrees                     10:21:41 PM / NE / 84 Degrees                    10:22:47 PM / ESE / 34 Degrees

Saturday             9:32:34 PM / NW / 10 Degrees                       9:35:30 PM / NNE / 88 Degrees                   9:38:16 PM / SE / 11 Degrees

Times and Elevations may vary by a couple of degrees and as much as 30 seconds based on your location...e.g. Ord...Plainville...York...Gothenburg etc.

 

 

 

     

 



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