Heavens Above Links

for Space Station (ISS) pass schedules and useful astronomical sky data

The actual data comes from the Heavens-Above website skillfully developed and maintained by Chris Peat.

This site is handy for obtaining current position data for:

                 satellites (e.g. ISS), the Sun, the Moon and the planets.

                 Star Location Chart for the current sky

                 Information on Constellations and their brighter associated stars.  

The star chart is adjustable to a time and date of your choice. 


   Set up predictions specific to your location.

When link is made choose select from map

or from database or edit manually

then SAVE (bookmark) the site specific URL for later reference.


Preselected links below are for quick reference for observers in Atlantic Canada. Choose the one closest to your location. Data calculated at the link should be reasonably close for your location.

Nova Scotia Locations:

AVONPORT  Annapolis Royal  Antigonish 

Berwick  Bridgewater  Digby  Hantsport  Halifax

Kejimkujik Sky Circle     Pugwash    Smiley's Prov Park

St Croix Observatory  Sydney   Tatamagouche (THCC)  

Truro  Yarmouth  West Alba (Cape Breton) 

New Brunswick Locations:

Moncton  Saint John  Fredericton

P.E.I. Locations

Cavendish  Charlottetown,   Summerside

Newfoundland Locations:

Corner Brook  Gander  Saint John's

BC, ON and AB -preselected for convenience of family and friends there

Kuujjuaq, N.Que,  Hamilton, ON,   Houston and 

Vancouver, BC,  Niton Jct., AB


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Note: the predicted pass time drifts out of step with the real pass by a few seconds each day. Get a fresh schedule from any of the place links above.  Observing Guidelines for more information on observing the ISS.  


Onboard Space Station Link      

Photo of International Space Station

(Space Station Observing)


An alternate site by NASA

NASA Space Station Links Page includes

what’s happening on the space station today,

where is the space station now,

when is its pass visible near your location


To get data specifically set to your location take this link. and choose select from map or from database or edit manually then Save your site specific URL for later reference.  Please note that the actual data comes from the Heavens-Above website developed and maintained by Chris Peat.



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