As Seen at Various Latitudes
Implications of Orbital Inclination
Images generated with "Visual GPS" software
The GPS horizon as viewed from 33.30 North, 117.50 West, near Los Angeles, CA.
No satellites appear in the northern sky at elevations below about 60 degrees.
The GPS horizon as viewed from 26.00 South, 27.50 East, near Johannesburg, South Africa
No satellites appear in the southern sky at elevations below about 50 degrees.
The GPS horizon as viewed from 00.03 North, 32.27 East, near Entebbe, Uganda
Satellites are visible to the horizon both east and west.
No satellites appear in northern or southern skies below about 20 degrees.
The GPS horizon as viewed from 58.35 North, 03.23 West, near Wick, Scotland
No satellites ever appear directly overhead.
Satellites transiting the Equator 180 degrees away in longitude can be seen
appearing above the northern horizon at elevations up to about 12 degrees.