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Events for August 2016

25 Jul 2016, 17:00 UTC
Events for August 2016
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The following table gives the date and time of important astronomical events for August 2016. The time of each event is given in Greenwich Mean Time or GMT (a.k.a. Universal Time or UT). To convert GMT to Eastern Standard Time (EST) just subtract 5 hours. To convert GMT to other time zones, visit Time Zones. Some of the astronomical terms used in the calendar are explained in Definitions.

Date GMT Astronomical Events for August 2016
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(h:m)
Aug 02 20:45 NEW MOON
Aug 04 06:19 Venus 2.9°N of Moon
Aug 04 22:12 Mercury 0.6°N of Moon: Occultation
Aug 05 07:48 Moon at Ascending Node
Aug 05 11:57 Venus 1.0°N of Regulus
Aug 06 03:28 Jupiter 0.2°N of Moon: Occultation
Aug 08 12:08 Spica 5.8°S of Moon
Aug 10 00:05 Moon at Apogee: 404266 km
Aug 10 18:21 FIRST QUARTER MOON
Aug 12 12:10 Saturn 3.7°S of Moon
Aug 12 12 Perseid Meteor Shower
Aug 15 16 Mercury at Aphelion
Aug 16 21 Mercury at Greatest Elongation: 27.4°E
Aug 18 09:27 FULL MOON
Aug 19 14:14 Moon at Descending Node
Aug 20 06 Mercury 3.8° of Jupiter
Aug 22 01:20 Moon ...

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