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MMM-ISS

Know when the International Space Station is visible. Based on your latitude and longitude.

Cool Fact

The International Space Station travels in orbit around Earth at a speed of roughly 17,150 miles per hour. That's about 5 miles per second! This means the ISS orbits Earth (and sees a sunrise) once every 92 minutes!

Can I see it without a telescope?

You sure as hell can! Every so often, you can see the ISS in your night sky. To us on Earth, it looks like a bright star moving quickly above the horizon. Visible to the naked eye, the ISS is best seen at dawn and dusk. It is the third brightest object in the sky.

What you get

  • The current altitude of the ISS

  • The current velocity of the ISS

  • The date and time of the next sighting for your location

  • Length of time the ISS will be visible

  • The direction you should be looking to see the ISS when it appears

Examples

Installation

  • git clone https://github.com/mykle1/MMM-ISS into the ~/MagicMirror/modules directory.

  • No dependencies, yet! :-)

Config.js entry and options

{
       disabled: false,
       module: 'MMM-ISS',
       position: 'top_center',
	   config: {
		   country: "United_States",                  // NO SPACES, USE UNDERSCORE
		   regionState: "New_York",                   // NO SPACES, USE UNDERSCORE
		   city: "Elmira",                            // NO SPACES, USE UNDERSCORE
		   lat: "40.00",                              // latitude
		   lng: "-74.00",                             // longitude
		   units: "mi",                               // mi = miles, mph / km = kilometers, km/h
		   useHeader: false,                          // true if you want a header      
		   header: "",                                // Any text you want. useHeader must be true
		   updateInterval: 60 * 1000,
	}
},
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