Things to spot in the night sky over Merseyside during August


This month there is plenty to spot in the night skies over the UK, if it’s a clear night.


Saturn will be visible above Merseyside this month and can be seen just after sunset.

Saturn can be seen for more than 4 hours after sunset and during the late evening/early night if skies stay clear.

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You will be able to spot venus in the hours just before sunrise, however, it’s worth remembering that the planets visibility deteriorates as skies get brighter.


Uranus will be at it’s brightest in the early hours of the morning.

The planet can be seen for more than 6 hours during the late night/early morning and until sunrise.

International Space Station

The ISS will be visible throughout this month on Merseyside if skies stay clear.

Just look for a fast travelling bright object, the times for Merseyside are below.

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