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A table listing some of the Astronomical Phenomena for August 2018:

Day (UT)Time (UT)Event
122:15Vesta (mag. 6.3) begins direct motion.
321:22Uranus (mag. 5.8) 5 degrees north of Moon.
418:19Last quarter moon.
619:02Moon 1.1 degrees north of Aldebaran (mag. 0.9).
715:54Uranus (mag. 5.8) begins retrograde motion.
805:27Mercury is at inferior conjunction.
920:07Moon 7.8 degrees south of Pollux (mag. +1.1).
1018:00Moon at perigee approx. 358,082 kilometres or 222,502 miles from the Earth.
1109:47New moon. Partial solar eclipse visible from north of North America, Greenland, Northern Europe and north-eastern Asia. .
1203:08Moon 1.8 degrees north of Regulus (mag. +1.4).
1223:00Perseids meteor shower peaks ZHR = 80.
1314:26Ceres (mag. 8.7) 4.5 degrees north of Moon.
1413:35Venus (mag. -4.4) 6.3 degrees south of Moon.
1517:21Moon 7.7 degrees north of Spica (mag. +1.0).
1710:38Jupiter (mag. -2.0) 4.5 degrees south of Moon.
1717:02Venus (mag. -4.5) at greatest elongation 45.9 degrees east of the Sun (visible in the evening sky).
1807:49First quarter moon.
1909:30Moon 9.1 degrees north of Antares.
2014:37Vesta (mag. 6.8) 4.3 degrees south of Moon.
2109:39Saturn (mag. 0.3) 2.1 degrees south of Moon.
2311:12Moon at apogee approx. 405,743 kilometres or 252,117 miles from the Earth.
2317:13Mars (mag. -2.3) 6.8 degrees south of Moon.
2611:57Full moon.
2620:35Mercury (mag. -0.1) at greatest elongation 18.3 degrees west of the Sun (visible in the morning sky).
2710:12Neptune (mag. 7.8) 2.5 degrees north of Moon.
2810:05Mars (mag. -2.2) begins direct motion.
3102:42Uranus (mag. 5.7) 4.9 degrees north of Moon.