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A table listing some of the Astronomical Phenomena for August 2017:

Phenomena August

DayEvent
2Moon passes 10 degrees north of Antares mag +1.0 (5 UT)
2Mercury is at aphelion 0.467 AU (approx. 69.9 million kilometres or 43.4 million miles) from the Sun (13 UT)
2Moon is at apogee 405,024 km or 251,670 miles from Earth (17:55 UT)
3Uranus mag +5.8 is stationary in Pisces, afterwards begins retrograde motion (10 UT)
3Moon passes 4 degrees north of Saturn mag +0.3 (7 UT)
7Full Moon and partial lunar eclipse (18:11 UT)
9Moon passes 0.9 degrees south of Neptune mag +7.9 (23 UT)
12Venus mag -4.0 passes 2 degrees south of Ceres mag. +8.9 (14 UT)
12Perseids meteor shower peaks ZHR = 80 (19 UT)
13Moon passes 4 degrees south of Uranus mag +5.8 (5 UT)
15Last quarter Moon (1:16 UT)
16Moon passes 0.4 degrees north of Aldebaran mag +0.9, occultation is visible from north-central South America, Caribbean (06:39 UT)
18Moon is at perigee 366,127 km or 227,501 miles from Earth (13:10 UT)
19Moon passes 2 degrees south of Venus mag -3.9 (5 UT)
19Moon passes 9 degrees south of Pollux mag +1.1 (10 UT)
21Venus mag -3.9 passes 7 degrees south of Pollux mag +1.1 (18 UT)
21New Moon. Total Solar eclipse visible from the USA (18:30 UT)
25Moon passes 4 degrees north of Jupiter mag -1.8 (13 UT)
25Saturn mag +0.4 is stationary in Ophiuchus, afterwards resumes direct motion (15 UT)
25Moon passes 7 degrees north of Spica mag +1.0 (17 UT)
26Mercury is at inferior conjunction (21 UT)
29First quarter Moon (8:13 UT)
29Moon passes 10 degrees north of Antares mag +1.0 (13 UT)
30Moon is at apogee 404,305 km or 251,223 miles from Earth (11:23 UT)
30Moon passes 3 degrees north of Saturn mag +0.4 (14 UT)