Things to spot in the night sky over Merseyside this April

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There’s plenty to spot through this month in the skies over Merseyside.

Here’s what you can spot if skies are clear.

International Space Station

The ISS can be seen on a clear night at times throughout the year, all you have to do is look for a bright travelling object.

The ISS will be visible on Wednesday 12th April at 9:21pm.

READ MORE: Ultimate guide for astronomical events to spot over Merseyside in 2017

Mars

Out closest planet starts to set around 7pm and will disappear under the horizon at 11:10pm, so you will have to be quick when the light fades to spot it.

Jupiter

Jupiter is visible for most of the nights through April in a southerly direction and can be seen as a bright star depending on visibility conditions.

Saturn

Saturn wont be visible until the early hours when it rises at 2am, after this it can be seen in a southerly direction.

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