ISS! Yeah,baby!This coming weeks could be one of the last times it will be so easy to see the ISS. So for folks living in Oakland, below are the times it will be passing overhead. Study the photo carefully, as what you will see will look *nothing* like that. It’ll look more like a star that decided to go for a walk in an arc across the sky.

 

Date Mag Starts Max. altitude Ends
Time Alt. Az. Time Alt. Az. Time Alt. Az.
29 Apr -0.1 22:44:59 10 NW 22:45:19 12 NW 22:45:19 12 NW
30 Apr -1.3 21:34:40 10 NNW 21:36:42 17 NNE 21:37:08 17 NE
1 May -2.1 21:58:18 10 NW 22:00:20 34 N 22:00:20 34 N
2 May -1.4 20:47:44 10 NNW 20:49:48 17 NNE 20:51:51 10 ENE
2 May -1.0 22:22:21 10 WNW 22:23:27 20 WNW 22:23:27 20 WNW
3 May -3.0 21:11:09 10 NW 21:13:57 45 NE 21:15:04 28 E
4 May -2.9 21:34:58 10 WNW 21:37:45 43 SW 21:38:05 41 SSW
5 May -3.1 20:23:32 10 NW 20:26:21 46 NE 20:29:09 10 ESE
5 May -0.8 21:59:59 10 WSW 22:01:02 12 SW 22:01:02 12 SW
6 May -2.7 20:47:08 10 WNW 20:49:55 42 SW 20:52:32 11 SSE
7 May -0.7 21:11:56 10 WSW 21:13:07 12 SW 21:14:18 10 SSW

If that’s not enough nerd fun for you, how about the first earth-space duet?

The best part about this is that Cady Coleman brought her flute into space. Awesome.

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