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The Night Sky for August 2015

Rise/Set Times for August 2, 2015
Sunrise: 06:19
Sunset: 20:19
Darkness Ends: 04:37
Astro Twlight Ends: 05:15
(Daylight)
Astro Twlight Begins: 21:23
Darkness Begins: 22:00
Moonset: 08:54
Moonrise: 21:53
Illumination: 95%%
August Moon Phases
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Monthly Sky Chart
August Messier Objects
M# Catalog Const Type S.B. Mag Size (min) Common Name
13 NGC 6205 Her GCl 21.1 7.0 16.6 Hercules Cluster
92 NGC 6341 Her GCl 19.6 7.5 11.2
14 NGC 6402 Oph GCl 21.5 9.5 11.7
22 NGC 6656 Sgr GCl 20.9 6.5 24.0
28 NGC 6626 Sgr GCl 20.5 8.5 11.2
54 NGC 6715 Sgr GCl 21.5 8.5 9.1
69 NGC 6637 Sgr GCl 19.1 9.0 7.1
70 NGC 6681 Sgr GCl 19.6 9.0 7.8
Selected August Double Stars
Object Name Const RA Dec Mag A Mag B Size
31 Cygni Cyg 20h 13m.6 +46° 44' 3.8 6.7 107"
40/41 Draconis Dra 18h 00m.2 +80° 00' 5.7 6.1 19.3"
57 Aquilae Aql 19h 54m.6 -08° 14' 5.8 6.5 36"
61 Cygni Cyg 21h 06m.9 +38° 45' 5.2 6.0 28"
70 Ophiuchi Oph 18h 05m.5 +02° 30' 4.2 6.0 2.8"
8 Lacerta Lac 22h 35m.9 +39° 38' 5.7 6.5 22.4"
95 Herculis Her 18h 01m.5 +21° 36' 5.0 5.1 6.3"
Alpha Capricornus Cap 20h 18m.1 -12° 33' 3.6 4.2 378"
Beta Capricornus Cap 20h 21m.0 -14° 47' 3.4 6.2 206"
Beta Cephei Cep 21h 28m.7 +70° 34' 3.2 7.9 13.3"
Beta Cygni Cyg 19h 30m.7 +27° 58' 3.1 5.1 34.4"
Beta Lyrae Lyr 18h 50m.1 +33° 22' 3.4 8.6 46"
Delta Cephei Cep 22h 29m.2 +58° 25' 3.9 6.3 41"
Epsilon Lyrae Lyr 18h 44m.3 +39° 40' 4.7 5.1 208"
Epsilon Pegasi Peg 21h 44m.2 +09° 52' 2.4 8.4 142"
Gamma Delphinus Del 20h 46m.7 +16° 07' 4.5 5.5 9.6"
Otto Struve 525 Eri 18h 54m.9 +33° 58' 6.0 7.7 45"
Struve 2404 Aql 18h 50m.8 +10° 59' 6.9 8.1 3.6"
Struve 2816 Cep 21h 39m.0 +57° 29' 5.6 7.7 11.7"
Theta Serpentis Ser 18h 56m.2 +04° 12' 4.5 5.4 22.3"
Xi Cephei Cep 22h 03m.8 +64° 38' 4.4 6.5 7.7"
Zeta Aquarii Aqr 22h 28m.8 -00° 01' 4.3 4.5 1.8"
Zeta Lyrae Lyr 18h 44m.8 +37° 36' 4.3 5.9 44"
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