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Date: 2009-03-07 14:18
Subject: Space station visible from O.C. next 8 days - Sciencedude - OCRegister.com
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International Space Station & STS-122
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Ripped from the headlines of the OC Register!
The International Space Station, which will soon receive another large girder from Boeing-Huntington Beach, will be visible each of the next 8 days, says NASA. The space station looks like a shiny ball bearing as it moves across the sky, roughly 220 miles above Earth. Heres a list of when and where to look:

Sunday, March 8: Look 17 degrees above the north, starting at 5:35 a.m. The station will be visible for 2 minutes at it moves to the northeast.

Monday, March 9: Look 27 degrees above the northwest, starting at 6:02 a.m. The station will be visible for 4 minutes as it moves to the southeast.

Tuesday, March 10: Look 12 degrees above the west at 6:28 a.m. The station will be visible for 4 minutes as it moves to the south.

Wednesday, March 11: Look 19 degrees above the southeast at 5:24 a.m. The station will be visible for about 1 minute as it continues southeast.

Thursday, March 12: Look 11 degrees above the southwest at 8:37 p.m. The station will be visible for about 1 minute as it continues to move southwest.

Friday, March 13: Look 10 degrees above the south at 7:30 p.m. The station will be visible for 3 minutes as it moves to the east.

Saturday, March 14: Look 11 degrees above the northwest 7:56 p.m. The station will be visible for 5 miles as it travels to the northeast.

Sunday, March 15: Look 21 degrees above the northwest 8:25 p.m. The station will be visible for 2 minutes as it travels to the north.

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