View the Space Station & Satellites


This project will be described in class.  If you have questions, talk to the instructor.


Minimum Requirements:

  Observe a bright satellite (such as the International Space Station or an Iridium Flare)

by using the Daily predictions for brighter satellites from the Heavens-Above website found on the Links page of the class website

  From a dark location on a clear night, observe as many satellites as you can in one hour.

  Indicate the time and path of each satellite that you observed on a Sky Chart.

  Hand in the map of your predicted satellite as well as the map of the other satellites that you observed

  A brief description of how you carried out this project