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Wednesday, February 14, 2018

The ISS can be seen with the naked eye


This week is perfect for observing the International space station. According to the Moscow planetarium, from 5 to 13 February, the ISS will be visible from almost all corners of Russia. The station can be observed without the aid of some devices after 18:00. In February, the trajectory of the station passes over most of European Russia and the glitter is superior to Mars.


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In a press-service of the planetarium told that to notice the newly-minted “Mars” will be on it pretty rapid speed and color: as the movement of the ISS, its color will change to red-orange. As explained in space Corporation, despite the fact that the station is doing for 15-plus turnovers a day, not always its trajectory is useful for monitoring the Russian territory. This week and the beginning of the following provide such a possibility.

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