Use Mobile Apps to Spot the Space Station and Iridium Flares

The night sky is a busy place! Whether you are a casual skywatcher out walking the dog or sitting on the dock, or an astronomer at the eyepiece, you’re almost guaranteed to see an artificial satellite passing overhead or zipping through your field of view

In this edition of Mobile Astronomy, we’ll look at the apps for identifying satellites, predicting these satellites’ passes, seeing spectacular Iridium flares, and even riding along with the International Space Station!

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