LOOK UP: International Space Station to glide across our night skies on these days and times...

The ISS is a wonder of the night sky.
The ISS is a wonder of the night sky.
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The International Space Station (ISS) will glide across our night skies during April. Here's when you can see it this month...

Monday, April 4: approaches from SW at 8.12pm and from W at 9.48pm

Tuesday, April 5: approaches from SW at 8.55pm

Wednesday, April 6: approaches from W at 9.39pm

Thursday, April 7: approaches from W at 8.47pm

Friday, April 8: approaches from W at 9.31pm

Saturday, April 9: approaches from W at 8.38pm and from W at 10.15pm

Sunday, April 10: approaches from W at 9.22pm

Monday, April 11: approaches from W at 8.30pm and from W at 10.06pm

Tuesday, April 12: approaches from W at 9.14pm

Wednesday, April 13: approaches from W at 9.58pm

Thursday, April 14: approaches from W at 9.05pm

Saturday, April 15: approaches from W at 8.57pm

The ISS is the largest space station ever built and it can be spotted with the naked eye at certain times as it orbits Earth at 17,500mph at an altitude of roughly 200 miles.

Spotting the station is very easy and you don’t need any special equipment – you just need your eyes!