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

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The International Space Station (ISS) will glide across Derbyshire’s night skies this week on the following days and times...

Sunday, April 12: approaches from the west at 8.40pm AND 10.17pm

Monday, April 13: approaches from the west at 9.23pm

Tuesday, April 14: approaches from the west at 10.06pm

Wednesday, April 15: approaches from the west at 9.12pm

Thursday, April 16: approaches from the west at 9.55pm

Friday, April 17: approaches from the west at 9.01pm

Saturday, April 18: approaches from the west at 9.44pm

Sunday, April 19: approaches from the west at 8.50pm

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!

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