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International Space Station Passes Over Tipperary

International Space Station


The International Space Station (ISS) is making several passes over Tipperary over the Christmas period. The previous flyovers of The ISS have been spectacular and well worth going out in the evening and observing them.

If you want to catch the ISS flying overhead Tipperary this Christmas you can check this list below;

Friday 23rd Dec 2011
The ISS will rise at 6:19:56 PM from the WSW. Max elevation will be 58° and will have a magnitude of -3.6 (very bright)

Saturday 24th Dec 2011
The ISS will rise at 5:23:47 PM from the WSW. Max elevation will be 43° and will have a magnitude of -3.0 (very bright)
The ISS will also rise at 6:59:43 PM from the West. Max elevation will be 46° and will have a magnitude of -3.2 (very bright)

Sunday 25th Dec 2011 – Christmas Day
The ISS will rise at 6:03:23 PM from the West. Max elevation will be 70° and will have a magnitude of -3.8 (very bright)

Monday 26th Dec 2011 – St Stephens Day
The ISS will rise at 5:07:04 PM from the WSW. Max elevation will be 57° and will have a magnitude of -3.6 (very bright)
The ISS will rise again at 6:43:08 PM from the West. Max elevation will be 72° and will have a magnitude of -3.9 (very bright)

Tuesday 27th Dec 2011
The ISS will rise at 5:46:43 PM from the West. Max elevation will be 75° and will have a magnitude of -3.9 (very bright)
The ISS will rise again at 7:22:55 PM from the West. Max elevation will be 26° and will have a magnitude of -1.9 (very bright)

Wednesday 28th Dec 2011
The ISS will rise at 4:50:16 PM from the West. Max elevation will be 69° and will have a magnitude of -3.8 (very bright)
The ISS will rise again at 6:26:25 PM from the West. Max elevation will be 63° and will have a magnitude of -3.7 (very bright)

We’ve been lucky with the weather this Christmas so far so hopefully we will have some clear skies over the next few days.

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