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Events in August 2020

25 Jul 2020, 00:00 UTC
Events in August 2020
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The following table gives the date and time of important astronomical events for August 2020.
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 2020
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(h:m)
Aug 01 20:14 Mercury 6.6°S of Pollux
Aug 01 23:30 Jupiter 1.5°N of Moon
Aug 02 13:17 Saturn 2.3°N of Moon
Aug 03 12 Mars at Perihelion
Aug 03 15:59 FULL MOON
Aug 06 04 Mercury at Perihelion
Aug 09 07:57 Mars 0.8°N of Moon: Occultation
Aug 09 13:51 Moon at Apogee: 404658 km
Aug 11 16:45 LAST QUARTER MOON
Aug 12 13 Perseid Meteor Shower
Aug 13 01 Venus at Greatest Elongation: 45.8°W
Aug 13 10:06 Aldebaran 4.0°S of Moon
Aug 14 19:22 Moon at Ascending Node
Aug 15 13:01 Venus 4.0°S of Moon
Aug 16 19:10 Pollux 4.5°N of Moon
Aug 17 15 Mercury at Superior Conjunction
Aug 19 02:41 NEW ...

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