August's Full Moon will occur early in the month on August 3th for the United States and Europe. The New Moon will occur later on August 19th. The best celestial event in August is the Perseids meteor shower which can produce meteors for the entire month of August but the best time to view it is during its peak on August 11th and 12th. The Last Quarter Moon will be at 50% brightness on August 11th durning the peak time. Visit the American Meteor Society website for best viewing times.