Portal:Astronomy/Events/August 2011

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1 August Jupiter at west quadrature
2 August, 20:56 Moon at perigee Moon-Earth Dist: 365755 kms (Twice in the same month)
3 August Mercury at eastern stationary point
5 August 4 Vesta at opposition
6 August First Quarter Moon
09 August Venus at Perihelion
13 August, 11:00 Perseids peak
13 August, 18:58 Full moon
16 August, 12:06 Venus at superior conjunction
17 August, 01:06 Mercury at inferior conjunction
18 August, 16:16 Moon at apogee Moon-Earth Dist: 405159 kms
21 August Last Quarter Moon
22 August Neptune at opposition
27 August Venus at western stationary point
29 August, 03:04 New moon
30 August, 17:30 Moon at perigee Moon-Earth Dist: 360857 kms (Twice in the same month)
30 August Jupiter at western stationary point