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Events for August 2017

25 Jul 2017, 00:00 UTC
Events for August 2017
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The following table gives the date and time of important astronomical events for August 2017.

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 2017
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(h:m)
Aug 02 13 Mercury at Aphelion
Aug 02 17:55 Moon at Apogee: 405026 km
Aug 03 07:31 Saturn 3.5°S of Moon
Aug 07 18:11 FULL MOON
Aug 07 18:20 Partial Lunar Eclipse; mag=0.246
Aug 08 10:56 Moon at Descending Node
Aug 12 19 Perseid Meteor Shower
Aug 15 01:15 LAST QUARTER MOON
Aug 16 06:39 Aldebaran 0.4°S of Moon
Aug 18 13:14 Moon at Perigee: 366129 km
Aug 19 04:45 Venus 2.2°N of Moon
Aug 20 07:15 Beehive 3.2°N of Moon
Aug 20 18:08 Venus 7.2°S of Pollux
Aug 21 10:34 Moon at Ascending Node
Aug 21 18:26 Total Solar Eclipse; mag=1.031
Aug 21 18:30 NEW MOON
Aug 25 13:00 Jupiter 3.5°S of ...

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