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ISS – International Space Station Passes UK Autumn 2018

9 Sep 2018, 12:23 UTC
ISS – International Space Station Passes UK Autumn 2018
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ISS Long Exposure photo of a visible ISS pass Credit: Mark Humpage

UK ISS Pass details for Autumn 2018
The International Space Station (ISS) is back over UK skies with some great evening passes during Autumn 2018.
The ISS is the largest Space Station/ laboratory ever built, it can be spotted with the naked eye at certain times as it orbits Earth at 17500mph at an altitude of roughly 200 miles.
Spotting the station is very easy and you don’t need any special equipment. You only need your eyes! Read the rest of this post to find out when and how you can spot the station this autumn.

How To Watch The Space Station
Check out the Beginners Guide to Seeing the ISS to learn how easy it is to spot sailing over and the Beginners Guide to Photographing the International Space Station.
You can also see this great guide on how to watch and photograph the ISS.
All you need to know is when and where the station will be passing over your location. Luckily the United Kingdom (British Isles) is small enough for most of us who live there to see the ISS at the same time. Neighbouring ...

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