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Lunar Calendar Month August 2017 (Caribbean Netherlands)

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 Kralendijk, Caribbean Netherlands during August 2017.

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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
full moon2017-08-0714:11
3rd quarter2017-08-1421:15
new moon2017-08-2114:30
1st quarter2017-08-2904:13

Apogee and perigee of the Moon

The following table shows the dates of perigee and apogee of the Moon during August 2017.

PositionDatesTimeDistanceNotes
Apogee2017-08-0213:56405,024 km
Perigee2017-08-1809:16366,127 km
Apogee2017-08-3007:26404,305 km

Eclipses in August 2017

The following is information about eclipses occuring worldwide during August 2017. The eclipses listed here may be totally visible, partly visible or not visible in any part of Caribbean Netherlands.

TypeDatesSarosNotes
solar eclipse2017-08-21145
lunar eclipse2017-08-07119

Meteor Activity

Active meteor showers this month and their peak days. For more information, see the meteor shower calendar 2017.

Name Peak Day
Perseids2017-08-12
κ-Cygnids2017-08-17
Aurigids2017-08-31

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
Saturn2017-08-03 03:31
Aldebaran2017-08-16 02:39
Venus2017-08-19 00:45
Beehive2017-08-20 03:15
Jupiter2017-08-25 09:00
Saturn2017-08-30 10:23

Illumination of the Moon

The following table depicts the illumination of the Moon, calculated at 00:00, throughtout the 31 days of August 2017.

August 2017
wMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday
Week 31
31 Monday
 
1Tuesday
 
64.5% illuminated
Age: 8.8
2Wednesday
 
73.3% illuminated
Age: 9.7
3Thursday
 
81.2% illuminated
Age: 10.5
4Friday
 
88% illuminated
Age: 11.4
5Saturday
 
93.5% illuminated
Age: 12.4
6Sunday
 
97.5% illuminated
Age: 13.3
Week 32
7Monday
 
99.6% illuminated
Age: 14.2
8Tuesday
 
99.8% illuminated
Age: 15.2
9Wednesday
 
97.9% illuminated
Age: 16.1
10Thursday
 
93.9% illuminated
Age: 17.1
11Friday
 
87.9% illuminated
Age: 18.1
12Saturday
 
80% illuminated
Age: 19.1
13Sunday
 
70.6% illuminated
Age: 20.2
Week 33
14Monday
 
60% illuminated
Age: 21.2
15Tuesday
 
48.7% illuminated
Age: 22.3
16Wednesday
 
37.4% illuminated
Age: 23.3
17Thursday
 
26.6% illuminated
Age: 24.4
18Friday
 
16.9% illuminated
Age: 25.5
19Saturday
 
9.1% illuminated
Age: 26.7
20Sunday
 
3.5% illuminated
Age: 27.8
Week 34
21Monday
 
0.5% illuminated
Age: 28.9
22Tuesday
 
0.2% illuminated
Age: 0.4
23Wednesday
 
2.5% illuminated
Age: 1.5
24Thursday
 
7% illuminated
Age: 2.5
25Friday
 
13.3% illuminated
Age: 3.5
26Saturday
 
21% illuminated
Age: 4.5
27Sunday
 
29.6% illuminated
Age: 5.4
Week 35
28Monday
 
38.9% illuminated
Age: 6.3
29Tuesday
 
48.3% illuminated
Age: 7.2
30Wednesday
 
57.8% illuminated
Age: 8.1
31Thursday
 
66.9% illuminated
Age: 9
1 Friday
 
2 Saturday
 
3 Sunday
 
4 Monday
 
5 Tuesday
 
6 Wednesday
 
7 Thursday
 
8 Friday
 
9 Saturday
 
10 Sunday
 
11 Monday
 
12 Tuesday
 
13 Wednesday
 
14 Thursday
 
15 Friday
 
16 Saturday
 
17 Sunday
 
Content last updated on 2018-10-21T17:33:00Z