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Sat, 08 Apr 2017


See the ISS


Through the heart of the Moon: Paul Sutherland snapped this trail of the ISS crossing the Moon on 2 April

Spot the Space Station

The International Space Station (ISS) is currently making a series of evening passes over the UK. You need to get predictions to see it for each day and for your own location. To find out how, look at our help file which tells you how to get predictions, and, just as important, how to turn those predictions into a successful observation! We also have a more detailed help file which tells you more about the ISS and gives further tips for observing it.

But don't leave it too long! The series ends on 13 April, and you won't be able to see it again from the UK until early mornings in the second week of May.

 

Added by: Robin Scagell