1951 Full Moons, calendar of full moons in 1951

The 1951 Full Moon Calendar will help you look back at the full moons in 1951, lunar eclipses and a seasonal blue moon that occurred during the year.

A full moon occurs when the Earth is directly between the Sun and Moon so that the moon looks completely illuminated when you look at it. It happens about once a month or, 29.53 days on average.

Watercolor of the moon on a starry background for the calendar of 1951 full moons

The full moon calendar of the full moon dates in 1951 with exact times and dates when they occurred in the U.S. Eastern Time Zone adjusted for Daylight Saving Time for part of the year.

Full Moon Calendar 1951

The dates and times of the 1951 full moons were:

January 22, 1951 at 11:47 PM – Full Wolf Moon

The January 1951 Full Moon was on Monday, January 22 at 11:47 PM. The Full Wolf Moon was the second full moon of Winter. The January Full Moon was the full moon in Leo.

February 21, 1951 at 4:12 PM – Full Snow Moon

The February 1951 Full Moon was on Wednesday, February 21 at 4:12 PM. The Full Snow Moon was the last full moon of Winter. The February Full Moon was the full moon in Virgo.

March 23, 1951 at 5:50 AM – Full Worm Moon

The March 1951 Full Moon was on Friday, March 23 at 5:50 AM. The Full Worm Moon was the first full moon of Spring. The March Full Moon was the full moon in Libra. The March 1951 Lunar Eclipse on March 23 was a Penumbral Lunar Eclipse.

April 21, 1951 at 4:30 PM – Super Pink Moon

The April 1951 Full Moon was on Saturday, April 21 at 4:30 PM. The Super Pink Moon was the second full moon of Spring. The April Full Moon was the full moon in Scorpio.

May 21, 1951 at 1:45 AM – Super Flower Moon

The May 1951 Full Moon was on Monday, May 21 at 1:45 AM. The Super Flower Moon was the full moon of Spring. The May Full Moon was the full moon in Sagittarius. As the third full moon in a season with four, the May Full Moon was called a seasonal blue moon.

June 19, 1951 at 8:36 AM – Super Strawberry Moon

The June 1951 Full Moon was on Tuesday, June 19 at 8:36 AM. The Super Strawberry Moon was the last full moon of Spring. The June Full Moon was the full moon in Sagittarius.

July 18, 1951 at 3:17 PM – Super Buck Moon

The July 1951 Full Moon was on Wednesday, July 18 at 3:17 PM. The Super Buck Moon was the first full moon of Summer. The July Full Moon was the full moon in Capricorn.

August 16, 1951 at 10:59 PM – Super Sturgeon Moon

The August 1951 Full Moon was on Thursday, August 16 at 10:59 PM. The Super Sturgeon Moon was the second full moon of Summer. The August Full Moon was the full moon in Aquarius. The August 1951 Lunar Eclipse on August 16 was a Penumbral Lunar Eclipse.

September 15, 1951 at 8:38 AM – Full Harvest Moon

The September 1951 Full Moon was on Saturday, September 15 at 8:38 AM. The Full Harvest Moon was the last full moon of Summer. The September Full Moon was the full moon in Pisces. The September 1951 Lunar Eclipse on September 15 was a Penumbral Lunar Eclipse.

October 14, 1951 at 7:51 PM – Full Hunter’s Moon

The October 1951 Full Moon was on Sunday, October 14 at 7:51 PM. The Full Hunter’s Moon was the first full moon of Autumn. The October Full Moon was the full moon in Aries.

November 13, 1951 at 10:52 AM – Full Beaver Moon

The November 1951 Full Moon was on Tuesday, November 13 at 10:52 AM. The Full Beaver Moon was the second full moon of Autumn. The November Full Moon was the full moon in Taurus.

December 13, 1951 at 4:30 AM – Full Cold Moon

The December 1951 Full Moon was on Thursday, December 13 at 4:30 AM. The Full Cold Moon was the last full moon of Autumn. The December Full Moon was the full moon in Gemini.

What are the phases of the moon?

The four primary phases are the new moon, the first quarter, the full moon, and the last quarter. The minor phases are the waxing crescent, the waxing gibbous, the waning gibbous, and the waning crescent.

The lunar month lasts an average of 29.53 days and begins with the new moon. The first quarter moon occurs between the new moon and the full moon.

A full moon occurs in the middle of the lunar month when the Earth is directly between the Sun and the Moon, so the moon looks completely illuminated. The last quarter moon occurs after the full moon and before the next new moon.

Watercolor of the moon on a starry background for the calendar of 1951 full moons


Sources

The dates and exact time provided by NASA for the United States (USA) Eastern Time Zone, including major cities such as New York, unless otherwise stated, and adjusted for Daylight Savings Time for part of the year. Since your local timezone may be different, the exact dates may shift for your calendar. The supermoon calculations are based on those by AstroPixels.