1953 Full Moons, calendar of full moons in 1953

The 1953 Full Moon Calendar will help you look back at the full moons in 1953, 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 1953 full moons

The full moon calendar of the full moon dates in 1953 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 1953

The dates and times of the 1953 full moons were:

January 29, 1953 at 6:44 PM – Wolf Blood Moon

The January 1953 Full Moon was on Thursday, January 29 at 6:44 PM. The Wolf Blood Moon was the second full moon of Winter. The January Full Moon was the full moon in Leo. The January 1953 Lunar Eclipse on January 29 was a Total Lunar Eclipse, also called a Blood Moon.

February 28, 1953 at 1:59 PM – Full Snow Moon

The February 1953 Full Moon was on Saturday, February 28 at 1:59 PM. The Full Snow Moon was the last full moon of Winter. The February Full Moon was the full moon in Virgo.

March 30, 1953 at 7:55 AM – Full Worm Moon

The March 1953 Full Moon was on Monday, March 30 at 7:55 AM EST. The Full Worm Moon was the first full moon of Spring. The March Full Moon was the full moon in Libra.

April 29, 1953 at 12:20 AM – Full Pink Moon

The April 1953 Full Moon was on Wednesday, April 29 at 12:20 AM. The Full Pink Moon was the second full moon of Spring. The April Full Moon was the full moon in Scorpio.

May 28, 1953 at 1:03 PM – Full Flower Moon

The May 1953 Full Moon was on Thursday, May 28 at 1:03 PM. The Full Flower Moon was the last full moon of Spring. The May Full Moon was the full moon in Sagittarius.

June 26, 1953 at 11:29 PM – Full Strawberry Moon

The June 1953 Full Moon was on Friday, June 26 at 11:29 PM. The Full Strawberry Moon was the first full moon of Summer. The June Full Moon was the full moon in Capricorn.

July 26, 1953 at 8:21 AM – Super Buck Blood Moon

The July 1953 Full Moon was on Sunday, July 26 at 8:21 AM. The Super Buck Blood Moon was the second full moon of Summer. The July Full Moon was the full moon in Aquarius. The July 1953 Lunar Eclipse on July 26 was a Total Lunar Eclipse, also called a Blood Moon.

August 24, 1953 at 4:21 PM – Super Sturgeon Moon

The August 1953 Full Moon was on Monday, August 24 at 4:21 PM. The Super Sturgeon Moon was the third full moon of Summer. The August Full Moon was the full moon in Pisces. As the third full moon in a season with four, the August Full Moon was called a seasonal blue moon.

September 23, 1953 at 12:16 AM – Super Harvest Moon

The September 1953 Full Moon was on Wednesday, September 23 at 12:16 AM. The Super Harvest Moon was the last full moon of Summer. The September Full Moon was the full moon in Pisces.

October 22, 1953 at 7:56 AM – Super Hunter’s Moon

The October 1953 Full Moon was on Thursday, October 22 at 7:56 AM. The Super Hunter’s Moon was the first full moon of Autumn. The October Full Moon was the full moon in Aries.

November 20, 1953 at 6:12 PM – Super Beaver Moon

The November 1953 Full Moon was on Friday, November 20 at 6:12 PM. The Super Beaver Moon was the second full moon of Autumn. The November Full Moon was the full moon in Taurus.

December 20, 1953 at 6:44 AM – Full Cold Moon

The December 1953 Full Moon was on Sunday, December 20 at 6:44 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 1953 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.