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Events for August 2019

25 Jul 2018, 00:00 UTC
Events for August 2019
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The following table gives the date and time of important astronomical events for August 2019.

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 2019
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(h:m)
Aug 01 03:12 NEW MOON
Aug 02 07:08 Moon at Perigee: 359398 km
Aug 07 17:31 FIRST QUARTER MOON
Aug 08 11 Venus at Perihelion
Aug 09 22:53 Jupiter 2.5°S of Moon
Aug 09 23 Mercury at Greatest Elongation: 19.0°W
Aug 12 10:05 Saturn 0.0°N of Moon: Occultation
Aug 12 14:45 Moon at Descending Node
Aug 12 14:59 Jupiter 4.3°N of Antares
Aug 13 07 Perseid Meteor Shower
Aug 14 06 Venus at Superior Conjunction
Aug 15 12:29 FULL MOON
Aug 17 04:24 Mercury 1.2°S of Beehive
Aug 17 10:50 Moon at Apogee: 406244 km
Aug 20 07 Mercury at Perihelion
Aug 23 14:56 LAST QUARTER MOON
Aug 24 09:24 Aldebaran ...

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