SKYLINE - Info about Astro events

Important note: The times of the events are for Munich and in MEZ or MESZ, if applicable !!





August 2016



Day Time (MESZ) Event
02 Tue 22:45 New Moon
10 Wed 20:21 Moon first quarter
11 Thu 22h Moon near Mars and Saturn
12 Fri 2h-6h Maximum of Perseid meteor shower
12 Fri 21h Moon 4 NW of Saturn
16 Tue 23h Mercury greatest eastern elongation (27,4), difficult
18 Thu 11.27 Full Moon
24 Wed 21h Mars 1.7 north of Antares
25 Thu 05:41 Moon last quarter
25 Thu 20h Mars 4 south of Saturn
27 Sat 20h Jupiter 12 arcminutes southeast of Venus, near western horizon



Visibility of planets in August:

Mercury: in Leo/Virgo; invisible
Venus: in Leo/Virgo; western evening sky
Mars: in Scorpius/Ophiuchus; first half of the night
Jupiter: in Virgo; western evening sky
Saturn: in Ophiuchus; first half of the night
Uranus: in Pisces; almost all the night
Neptune: in Aquarius; almost all the night


Find Iridium flares and passes of the ISS space station for Munich.

For more information please consult Heavens Above or Calsky.

See maps of the sky from Skymaps

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