Space fanatics will have several opportunities to see SpaceX’s Starlink satellites pass over Britain this weekend.

Spotting Elon Musk’s daisy-chained satellites has become a regular occurrence as the entrepreneur launches more and more into the earth’s orbit.

If all goes to plan, the network will consist of 12,000 spacecracts providing low-cost broadband to the world’s population. After successfully launching another 60 this week there are now 482 circling the planet.

Many have been astonished to see a dotted line of satellites passing across the sky at night. You should be able to spot some tonight and tomorrow night but they pass by very quickly, so give yourself enough time to let your eyes adjust to the darkness.

SpaceX have provided this handy guide which lets you know when their satellites are passing over your home and which direction you need to look. Times and coordinates will vary slightly from cities across the country.

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But bear in mind the timings are not 100% accurate and can change without warning.

Where to see Space X's Starlink satellites this weekend

London

June 6

  • 10:17 pm – Starlink-7,8, BRIGHT (1.7) for 3 mins – Look from SOUTHWEST to EAST – Elevation (from horizon): start: 10°, max: 36°, end: 11°
  • 11:11 pm, Starlink-6, BRIGHT (2.9) for 5 mins – Look from SOUTHWEST to EAST – Elevation (from horizon): start: 10°, max: 35°, end: 10°
  • 11:50 pm, Starlink-7,8 NEW, BRIGHT (2.9) for 3 mins – Look from WEST to EAST – Elevation (from horizon): start: 10°, max: 54°, end: 10°

June 7

  • 12:47 am – Starlink-6, BRIGHT (3.0) for 6 mins – Look from WEST to EAST – Elevation (from horizon): start: 10°, max: 75°, end: 10°
  • 2:22 am – Starlink-6, BRIGHT (3.2) for 6 mins – Look from WEST to EAST – Elevation (from horizon): start: 10°, max: 70°, end: 10°
  • 10:20 pm – Starlink-7,8, BRIGHT (1.1) for 3 mins – Look from SOUTHWEST to EAST – Elevation (from horizon): start: 11°, max: 65°, end: 10°
  • 11:46 pm – Starlink-6, BRIGHT (2.4) for 6 mins – Look from WEST to EAST – Elevation (from horizon): start: 10°, max: 79°, end: 10°
  • 11:54 pm – Starlink-7,8, BRIGHT (3.1) for 3 mins – Look from WEST to EAST – Elevation (from horizon): start: 10°, max: 49°, end: 16°

June 8

  • 1:22 am, Starlink-6, BRIGHT (3.5) for 6 mins – Look from WEST to EAST – Elevation (from horizon): start: 10°, max: 63°, end: 10°
  • 1:43 am, Starlink-5, BRIGHT (2.9) for 3 mins – Look from SOUTHEAST to EAST – Elevation (from horizon): start: 36°, max: 36°, end: 10°
  • 2:58 am, 8 Jun 2020 – Starlink-6, BRIGHT (2.3) for 6 mins – Look from WEST to SOUTHEAST – Elevation (from horizon): start: 10°, max: 70°, end: 10°
  • 3:16 am, Starlink-5, BRIGHT (2.8) for 6 min – Look from WEST to EAST – Elevation (from horizon): start: 10°, max: 75°, end: 10°

Manchester

June 6

June 7

  • 12:46 am, Starlink-6, BRIGHT (2.3) for 6 mins – Look from WEST to EAST – Elevation (from horizon): start: 10°, max: 67°, end: 10°
  • 2:22 am, Starlink-6, BRIGHT (2.4) for 6 mins – Look from WEST to EAST – Elevation (from horizon): start: 11°, max: 78°, end: 11°
  • 2:41 am, Starlink-5, BRIGHT (2.9) for 4 mins – Look from SOUTHWEST to EAST – Elevation (from horizon): start: 20°, max: 37°, end: 10°
  • 11:46 pm, Starlink-6, BRIGHT (2.5) for 6 mins – Look from SOUTHWEST to EAST – Elevation (from horizon): start: 10°, max: 47°, end: 10°
  • 11:53 pm, Starlink-7,8, BRIGHT (1.2) for 4 mins – Look from WEST to EAST – Elevation (from horizon): start: 10°, max: 78°, end: 13°
  • 1:22 am, Starlink-6, BRIGHT (2.4) for 6 mins – Look from WEST to EAST – Elevation (from horizon): start: 11°, max: 84°, end: 11°

June 8

Glasgow

June 6

June 7

  • 12:46 am, Starlink-6, BRIGHT (2.8) for 5 mins – Look from SOUTHWEST to EAST – Elevation (from horizon): start: 10°, max: 38°, end: 10°
  • 2:22 am, Starlink-6, BRIGHT (2.5) for 5 mins – Look from WEST to EAST – Elevation (from horizon): start: 11°, max: 48°, end: 10°
  • 11:46 pm, Starlink-6, BRIGHT (3.2) for 5 mins – Look from SOUTHWEST to EAST – Elevation (from horizon): start: 10°, max: 28°, end: 10°
  • 11:53 pm, Starlink-7,8, BRIGHT (1.8) for 3 mins – Look from SOUTHWEST to EAST – Elevation (from horizon): start: 10°, max: 34°, end: 10°

June 8

  • 1:22 am, Starlink-6, BRIGHT (2.5) for 6 mins – Look from WEST to EAST – Elevation (from horizon): start: 10°, max: 49°, end: 10°
  • 2:57 am, Starlink-6, BRIGHT (2.9) for 5 mins – Look from WEST to SOUTHEAST – Elevation (from horizon): start: 10°, max: 34°, end: 10°
  • 3:15 am, Starlink-5, BRIGHT (2.9) for 5 mins – Look from SOUTHWEST to EAST – Elevation (from horizon): start: 10°, max: 39°, end: 10°

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