Published On: Sun, Apr 5th, 2015 on 8:30 am

See the International Space Station pass over the UK this month

The UK may not have had the chance to see the blood moon, but residents will instead get to see the International Space Station (ISS) passing over earth this month.

International Space Station

From space.

For around two weeks, the world’s largest space station will be seen passing over earth every day from 5 April to 19 April.

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.

The UK is small enough for most people to see the ISS at the same time, but it also depends on weather conditions.

The space station will rise over the horizon between 8.30pm and 10pm throughout the month and will be seen for around three to five minutes.

For the majority of passes, it will be incredibly bright, which will make it easier to spot.

The timings may be changed in short notice hence the Yorkshire Standard is linking to a site that updates when changes are made.

Timings and details of ISS passes are also included.

Please visit www.meteorwatch.org/uk-iss-passes-april-2015.html.

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