What to see in the sky in August? – Nature

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What will you see in the August sky? Find in the form of maps, the stars to observe at the beginning, middle and end of the night, the planets visible to the naked eye and the lunar calendar.


Sky charts

They represent the sky as you will be able to see it in the middle of the month. Don’t worry, they’re not upside down! Indeed, if you lie on your back, head north, the East will be on your left.

Wednesday, August 15, at 11:45 p.m.

The August sky, at 11:45 p.m. (Le Telegramme / Patrick Leal)

Thursday, August 16, at 4 a.m.

The sky on August 16, at 4 a.m.
The sky of August 16, at 4 a.m. (Le Telegramme / Patrick Leal)


The agenda of the month


Sunday August 2

Approach between the Moon and Jupiter at 3:08 a.m.

Monday 3

March at its perihelion at 11 a.m.

Thursday 6

Mercury at its perihelion at 6 a.m.

Mardi 11

Approach between the Moon and Uranus at 1:10 a.m.

Wednesday 12

Rain of shooting stars: Perseids (from August 10 to 14, maximum at night from 12 to 13)

Saturday 15th

Approach between the Moon and M 35 at 5:02 a.m.

Friday 21

Moon at perigee at 12:59 p.m.

Thursday 27

Approach between the Moon and M 8 at 9:50 p.m.

Thursday September 3

Reconciliation between the Moon and Neptune at 4:53 a.m.

Sunday 6

Moon at 8:31 p.m.



The lunar calendar


Full moon
3 at 5:59 p.m.
Last Quarter
11 at 6:45 p.m.
New Moon
The 19 at 4:41
First Quarter
25th at 7:57 p.m.



Planets visible to the naked eye




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