1959 Full Moons, calendar of full moons in 1959

The 1959 Full Moon Calendar will help you look back at the full moons in 1959, 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 1959 full moons

The full moon calendar of the full moon dates in 1959 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 1959

The dates and times of the 1959 full moons were:

January 24, 1959 at 2:32 PM – Full Wolf Moon

The January 1959 Full Moon was on Saturday, January 24 at 2:32 PM. The Full Wolf Moon was the second full moon of Winter. The January Full Moon was the full moon in Leo.

February 23, 1959 at 3:54 AM – Full Snow Moon

The February 1959 Full Moon was on Monday, February 23 at 3:54 AM. The Full Snow Moon was the last full moon of Winter. The February Full Moon was the full moon in Virgo.

March 24, 1959 at 3:02 PM – Super Worm Moon

The March 1959 Full Moon was on Tuesday, March 24 at 3:02 PM. The Super Worm Moon was the first full moon of Spring. The March Full Moon was the full moon in Libra. The March 1959 Lunar Eclipse on March 24 was a Partial Lunar Eclipse.

April 23, 1959 at 12:13 AM – Super Pink Moon

The April 1959 Full Moon was on Thursday, April 23 at 12:13 AM. The Super Pink Moon was the second full moon of Spring. The April Full Moon was the full moon in Scorpio.

May 22, 1959 at 8:56 AM – Super Flower Moon

The May 1959 Full Moon was on Friday, May 22 at 8:56 AM. The Super Flower Moon was the third 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 20, 1959 at 4:00 PM – Super Strawberry Moon

The June 1959 Full Moon was on Saturday, June 20 at 4:00 PM. The Super Strawberry Moon was the last full moon of Spring. The June Full Moon was the full moon in Sagittarius.

July 19, 1959 at 11:33 PM – Full Buck Moon

The July 1959 Full Moon was on Sunday, July 19 at 11:33 PM. The Full Buck Moon was the first full moon of Summer. The July Full Moon was the full moon in Capricorn.

August 18, 1959 at 8:51 AM – Full Sturgeon Moon

The August 1959 Full Moon was on Tuesday, August 18 at 8:51 AM. The Full Sturgeon Moon was the second full moon of Summer. The August Full Moon was the full moon in Aquarius.

September 16, 1959 at 8:52 PM – Full Harvest Moon

The September 1959 Full Moon was on Wednesday, September 16 at 8:52 PM. The Full Harvest Moon was the last full moon of Summer. The September Full Moon was the full moon in Pisces. The September 1959 Lunar Eclipse on September 16 was a Penumbral Lunar Eclipse.

October 16, 1959 at 11:59 AM – Full Hunter’s Moon

The October 1959 Full Moon was on Friday, October 16 at 11:59 AM. The Full Hunter’s Moon was the first full moon of Autumn. The October Full Moon was the full moon in Aries.

November 15, 1959 at 4:42 AM – Full Beaver Moon

The November 1959 Full Moon was on Sunday, November 15 at 4:42 AM. The Full Beaver Moon was the second full moon of Autumn. The November Full Moon was the full moon in Taurus.

December 14, 1959 at 11:49 PM – Full Cold Moon

The December 1959 Full Moon was on Monday, December 14 at 11:49 PM. 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 1959 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.