ISS over Idaho’s Wood River Valley

On a cold January night, Nils Ribi captured the path of the International Space Station (ISS) in the southern sky over the Wood River Valley of Idaho.

Image via Nils Ribi.

Nils wrote:

Last night [January 25, 2018] the International Space Station (ISS) flew over the southern sky of the Wood River Valley of Idaho for three minutes from 7:27 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. I was able to capture its path in six 30-second exposures … that I combined into this one photo. The clear sky and a bright waxing gibbous moon at 65% full made for a nice show. And an iridium flare from a satellite below the ISS was a nice addition.

Thank you Nils!

For help spotting the ISS in your night sky, go to NASA’s Spot the Station.

Bottom line: Photo of the International Space Station (ISS) crossing the night sky over Wood River Valley, Idaho.

Eleanor Imster