What astronomical events can I see on Merseyside in January ?

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Venus over New Brighton. CREDIT: Jay Che

After being treated to a stunning view of Venus over the last few nights on Merseyside here are some other amazing events you will be able to spot this month.

12th January – Venus

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Venus will be at it’s brightest on 12th January as it will be 47 degrees from the sun making it the best time to view it.

19th January – Mercury

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On 19th January Mercury will be easily visible as it will be 24 degrees from the sun.

Mercury will be in the eastern sky just before sunrise.

International Space Station

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The ISS will be visible throughout January. Just look for a bright fast travelling object.

For the latest ISS times for Merseyside visit our page here.

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