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Lunar Calendar Month August 2015 (Brazil)

The Moon is the only natural satellite of the Earth and the fifth largest moon in the Solar System. It is the largest natural satellite in the solar system relative to the size of its planet. The following is information specific for Brasilia, Brazil during August 2015.

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Date and time of moon phases

The information in the following table comes from calculations published by the Astronomical Applications Department of the U.S. Naval Observatory.

Moon phasesDatesTime
3rd quarter2015-08-0623:03
new moon2015-08-1411:53
1st quarter2015-08-2216:31
full moon2015-08-2915:35

Apogee and perigee of the Moon

The following table shows the dates of perigee and apogee of the Moon during August 2015.

PositionDatesTimeDistanceNotes
Perigee2015-08-0207:12362,134 km
Apogee2015-08-1723:34405,851 km
Perigee2015-08-3012:25358,288 km

Moon-Planet Conjunctions

A Moon-planet conjunction occurs when an astronomical object has either the same, or nearly the same, right ascension or the same ecliptic longitude of that of the Moon, as observed from Earth.

Astronomical ObjectsDate and Time
Aldebaran2015-08-08 20:22
Mercury2015-08-16 11:34
Saturn2015-08-22 14:21

Illumination of the Moon

The following table depicts the illumination of the Moon, calculated at 00:00, throughtout the 31 days of August 2015.

Brazil is partly in the southern hemisphere. The information of the moon presented here applies to the southern hemisphere. Moon phases are different for each hemisphere.

August 2015
wMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday
Week 31
27Monday
 
28Tuesday
 
29Wednesday
 
30Thursday
 
31Friday
 
1Saturday
 
99.4% illuminated
Age:15.5
2Sunday
 
96% illuminated
Age:16.7
Week 32
3Monday
 
89.9% illuminated
Age:17.8
4Tuesday
 
81.6% illuminated
Age:18.9
5Wednesday
 
71.7% illuminated
Age:20
6Thursday
 
60.7% illuminated
Age:21.1
7Friday
 
49.5% illuminated
Age:22.2
8Saturday
 
38.6% illuminated
Age:23.2
9Sunday
 
28.4% illuminated
Age:24.2
Week 33
10Monday
 
19.4% illuminated
Age:25.2
11Tuesday
 
11.9% illuminated
Age:26.2
12Wednesday
 
6.1% illuminated
Age:27.2
13Thursday
 
2.2% illuminated
Age:28.1
14Friday
 
0.2% illuminated
Age:29.1
15Saturday
 
0.2% illuminated
Age:0.5
16Sunday
 
2.1% illuminated
Age:1.4
Week 34
17Monday
 
5.7% illuminated
Age:2.3
18Tuesday
 
10.9% illuminated
Age:3.2
19Wednesday
 
17.4% illuminated
Age:4
20Thursday
 
25.2% illuminated
Age:4.9
21Friday
 
33.9% illuminated
Age:5.8
22Saturday
 
43.4% illuminated
Age:6.8
23Sunday
 
53.3% illuminated
Age:7.7
Week 35
24Monday
 
63.3% illuminated
Age:8.7
25Tuesday
 
73.2% illuminated
Age:9.6
26Wednesday
 
82.3% illuminated
Age:10.7
27Thursday
 
90.1% illuminated
Age:11.8
28Friday
 
96% illuminated
Age:12.9
29Saturday
 
99.3% illuminated
Age:14
30Sunday
 
99.8% illuminated
Age:15.2
Week 36
31Monday
 
97.3% illuminated
Age:16.3
1Tuesday
 
2Wednesday
 
3Thursday
 
4Friday
 
5Saturday
 
6Sunday
 
7Monday
 
8Tuesday
 
9Wednesday
 
10Thursday
 
11Friday
 
12Saturday
 
13Sunday
 
Content last updated on 2018-10-21T17:33:00Z