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Events for August 2018

25 Jul 2018, 00:00 UTC
Events for August 2018
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The following table gives the date and time of important astronomical events for August 2018.

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 2018
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(h:m)
Aug 04 18:18 LAST QUARTER MOON
Aug 06 18:35 Aldebaran 1.1°S of Moon
Aug 09 02 Mercury at Inferior Conjunction
Aug 10 13:40 Moon at Ascending Node
Aug 10 18:05 Moon at Perigee: 358083 km
Aug 11 09:46 Partial Solar Eclipse; mag=0.737
Aug 11 09:58 NEW MOON
Aug 13 01 Perseid Meteor Shower
Aug 14 13:35 Venus 6.3°S of Moon
Aug 17 10:38 Jupiter 4.5°S of Moon
Aug 17 16 Venus at Greatest Elongation: 45.9°E
Aug 18 07:49 FIRST QUARTER MOON
Aug 21 02:09 Mercury 4.8°S of Beehive
Aug 21 09:55 Saturn 2.1°S of Moon
Aug 23 11:23 Moon at Apogee: 405744 km
Aug 24 04:51 Moon at Descending Node
Aug 26 ...

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