“Want to wave at the International Space Station as if flies overhead? Web site Heavens Above keeps space freaks and NASA junkies advised of precisely where man-made and naturally occurring objects are orbiting to make tracking their movements a snap.
You’ll need a telescope to see most stars and planets, but the Space Station and many satellites can be seen with the naked eye. The site will even let you know when to expect solar flares and meteor showers.
It’s easy to locate activity in the skies above your location by selecting the town nearest you from the online database. Alternately, you can enter your exact location using your longitudinal and latitudinal coordinates. The results tell you exactly what time, direction, and altitude to look in the sky—all you need is a compass to get your bearings.”