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When can I see the International Space Station over Norfolk?

PUBLISHED: 08:33 02 February 2018 | UPDATED: 15:10 02 February 2018

This photo released by NASA shows the International Space Station at an altitude of approximately 220 miles above the Earth. Picture: AP Photo/NASA, Paolo Nespoli

This photo released by NASA shows the International Space Station at an altitude of approximately 220 miles above the Earth. Picture: AP Photo/NASA, Paolo Nespoli

The International Space Station (ISS) will be visible over Norfolk again in February, without the need for telescopes or binoculars.

Here’s when the ISS can be seen over Nelson’s county. All dates are in February.

• Thursday 1 - 17:31

• Friday 2 - 18:15

• Saturday 3 - 17:22

• Sunday 4 - 18:07

• Monday 5 - 17:14 and 18:51

• Tuesday 6 - 17:59

• Wednesday 7 - 17:06 and 18:43

• Thursday 8 - 17:50 and 19:27

• Friday 9 - 16:58 and 18:35

• Saturday 10 - 17:42

Look for a moving bright star moving from West to East. If you can see the stars, you’ll be able to see the ISS.

ISS details:

• Altitude - 253 miles as at Jan 31 2018.

• Speed - 17,500 MPH

• Orbit - The ISS takes 93 minutes to orbit the Earth.

• Crew on board - 6

The best viewing times are said to be between February 2 and 7.

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