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A table listing some of the Astronomical Phenomena for August 2013:

Phenomena August

DayEvent
3Moon is at apogee 405,834 km (09:02 UT)
3Moon passes 4 degrees south of Jupiter mag -1.9 (22 UT)
4Asteroid (3) Juno mag 9.0 is at opposition in Aquarius
4Moon passes 5 degrees south of Mars mag 1.6 (11 UT)
5Mercury mag -0.6 passes 7 degrees south of Pollux mag 1.1 (3 UT)
5Moon passes 4 degrees south of Mercury mag -0.6 (9 UT)
6New Moon (21:51)
6Northern Delta Aquarids meteor shower peaks ZHR = 5
7Asteroid (28) Bellona mag 11.4 is at opposition in Aquarius
10Moon passes 5 degrees south of Venus mag -4.0 (2 UT)
12Perseids meteor shower peaks ZHR = 100
12Moon passes 0.6 degrees north of Spica mag 1.0 (9 UT)
13Moon passes 3 degrees south of Saturn mag 0.7 (8 UT)
14First quarter Moon (10:56 UT)
16Asteroid (7) Iris mag 7.9 is at opposition in Aquarius
19Moon is at perigee 362,263 km (1:33 UT)
19Mars mag 1.6 passes 6 degrees south of Pollux mag 1.1 (12 UT)
19Asteroid (52) Europa mag 10.9 is at opposition in Capricornus
21Full Moon (1:45 UT)
21Moon passes 6 degrees north of Neptune mag 7.8 (15 UT)
24Moon passes 3 degrees north of Uranus mag 5.8 (7 UT)
24Mercury is at superior conjunction (21 UT)
27Neptune mag 7.8 is at opposition in Aquarius approx. 28.973 AU (4334 million km or 2693 million miles) from Earth (2 UT)
28Last quarter Moon (9:35 UT)
31Moon is at apogee 404,885 km (11:50 UT)
31Moon passes 4 degrees south of Jupiter mag -2.0 (17 UT)