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International Space Station to fly over twice Monday

It'll happen early Monday morning, and again Monday evening.

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ROANOKE, Va. – If you missed out on seeing the I.S.S. fly over the past few days, you still have a chance to see it again Monday. 

At 4:42 a.m. Monday, the International Space Station will start in the west-northwest sky and fly across for about six minutes. 

At 9:21 p.m. Monday, the International Space Station will start in the west-southwest sky and fly across again for six minutes. 

If you've never seen it before, you can't miss it. It's a fast-moving, non-blinking light. (I just saw it Saturday evening.) 

After 10:30 or 11 p.m., you should also look east toward the moon. To the right of it, Jupiter will be shining brightly. Antares is a bright star that will be shining a little farther to the right.

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Lastly, the moon and Saturn will appear very close to each other before sunrise Wednesday and Thursday mornings. 

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Saturn doesn't shine quite as bright as Jupiter, but you'll still notice it. The moon doesn't set until about 9:15 a.m. Wednesday.


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