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A table listing some of the Astronomical Phenomena for August 2015:

Phenomena August

DayEvent
2Moon is at perigee 362,132 km or 225,018 miles from Earth (10:10 UT)
2Moon passes 3 degrees north of Neptune mag +7.8 (15 UT)
2Saturn mag +0.4 is stationary in Libra, afterwards resumes direct motion (19 UT)
5Moon passes 1 degrees south of Uranus mag +5.8, occultation is visible from South America, Falkland Islands (8:44 UT)
5Mercury mag -0.8 passes 8 degrees north of Venus mag -4.3 (9 UT)
6Northern Delta Aquarids meteor shower peaks ZHR = 5
6Saturn's moon Iapetus is at greatest western elongation mag +10.1 (15 UT)
7Last quarter Moon (02:03 UT)
7Mercury mag -0.7 passes 0.6 degrees north of Jupiter mag -1.7 (4 UT)
7Mercury mag -0.7 passes 1 degrees north of Regulus mag +1.4 (15 UT)
8Venus is at aphelion 0.728 AU (approx. 109 million kms or 67.7 million miles) from the Sun (20 UT)
8Moon passes 0.7 degrees south of Aldebaran mag +0.9, occultation is visible from E Europe, NW Asia, Scandinavia, Russia, NW Canada (23:46 UT)
10Jupiter mag. -1.7 passes 0.4 degrees north of Regulus mag +1.4 (23 UT)
12Moon passes 12 degrees south of Pollux mag +1.1 (12 UT)
13Moon passes 6 degrees south of Mars mag +1.7 (5 UT)
13Perseids meteor shower peaks ZHR = 100 (6 UT)
14New Moon (14:54)
14Moon passes 5 degrees north of Venus mag -4.1 (16 UT)
15Moon passes 3 degrees south of Regulus mag +1.4 (10 UT)
15Moon passes 4 degrees south of Jupiter mag -1.7 (12 UT)
15Venus is at inferior conjunction (19 UT)
15Asteroid (21) Lutetia mag +9.3 is at opposition in Capricornus
16Moon passes 2 degrees south of Mercury mag -0.3 (15 UT)
18Moon is at apogee 405,846 km or 252,181 miles from Earth (2:42 UT)
19Moon passes 4 degrees north of Spica mag +1.0 (18 UT)
20Mars mag +1.7 passes 0.5 degrees south of the Beehive Cluster (M44) in Cancer (16 UT)
22Moon passes 2 degrees north of Saturn mag +0.4 (17 UT)
22First quarter Moon (19:32 UT)
26Jupiter is in conjunction with the Sun (22 UT)
29Venus mag -4.2 passes 9 degrees south of Mars mag +1.7 (6 UT)
29Full Moon (18:36 UT)
30Moon passes 3 degrees north of Neptune mag +7.8 (0 UT)
30Moon is at perigee 358,288 km or 222,630 miles from Earth (15:28 UT)