Tonight, there will be two chances to see the Starlink satellites made by Elon Musk's SpaceX company.

Launched with the aim of improving global internet coverage, the craft is currently passing over in low orbit.

The SpaceX Starlink satellites will be visible over Merseyside, however the company has reportedly reduced their brightness to avoid disturbing astronomers.

Here's what time you'll see the satellites tonight, along with some helpful tips and tricks.

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What time can you see the Starlink satellites tonight?

At around 9.32pm tonight, seven Starlink satellites will fly over the region.

Their visibility varies depending on how close they are to the Earth and light pollution.

There will be another chance at 11.03pm where 17 satellites will fly over Merseyside.

If you need a visual display to help you see the satellites, then download a free astronomy app such as Night Sky on iPhones or Sky Map for Android.

When are the Starlink satellites most visible near me?

This useful website uses Google Earth and your location to show exactly when they'll pass over your house.

You can enter your location here to find the days and times they'll be most visible in your area.