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August 2008 Phenomena

For terms in boldface, see Astronomical Terms.
Day Phenomenon Hour
1 NEW MOON 0513
1 Total solar eclipse. 0522
2 Venus is 2° 4' north of the Moon. 0949
3 Saturn is 4° north of the Moon. 0842
4 Mars is 4° 2' north of the Moon. 0714
8 FIRST QUARTER 1520
10 Antares, the brightest star in the constellation Scorpius, is 0° 4' north of the Moon. Occultation of Antares by the Moon. 1400
10 The Moon is at apogee. 1518
13 Jupiter is 3° 1' north of the Moon. 0912
13 Venus is 0° 2' north of Saturn. 1402
15 Neptune is at opposition. 0117
15 Mercury is 0° 6' north of Saturn. 1545
16 Partial lunar eclipse. 1611
16 FULL MOON 1616
20 Mercury is 0° 9' north of Venus. 1552
23 Pleiades is 1° 1' south of the Moon. 1701
23 LAST QUARTER 1850
25 The Moon is at perigee. 2244
30 NEW MOON 1458

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