1960 Full Moons, calendar of full moons in 1960

The 1960 Full Moon Calendar will take you back to look at when the full moons in 1960 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 1960 full moons

Dates of the Full Moons in 1960

The full moon calendar of the full moon dates in 1960 shows the exact times and dates when they happened in the U.S. Eastern Time Zone.

The names and dates of the full moons in 1960 were:

  • Full Wolf Moon – January 13, 1960
  • Full Snow Moon – February 12, 1960
  • Worm Blood Moon – March 13, 1960
  • Full Pink Moon – April 11, 1960
  • Super Flower Moon – May 11, 1960
  • Super Strawberry Moon – June 9, 1960
  • Super Buck Moon – July 8, 1960
  • Super Sturgeon Moon – August 6, 1960
  • Corn Blood Moon – September 5, 1960
  • Full Harvest Moon – October 4, 1960
  • Full Beaver Moon – November 3, 1960
  • Full Cold Moon – December 2, 1960

Full Moon Calendar 1960

In 1960 there were 12 full moons with the first on Wednesday, January 13. There were total lunar eclipses in March and September. And the May, June, July, and August full moons were supermoons.

Full Wolf Moon – January 13, 1960 – 6:50 p.m.

The January Full Moon was on Wednesday, January 13 at 6:50 p.m. The Full Wolf Moon was the first full moon of Winter. The January Full Moon was the full moon in Cancer. Other names for the January Full moon include the Ice Moon, Old Moon,  Moon After Yule, and Snow Moon.

Full Snow Moon – February 12, 1960 – 12:24 p.m.

The February Full Moon was on Friday, February 12 at 12:24 p.m. The Full Snow Moon was the second full moon of Winter. The February Full Moon was the full moon in Leo. Other names for the February Full Moon include the Hunger Moon, Chaste Moon, and Storm Moon.

Worm Blood Moon – March 13, 1960 – 3:26 a.m.

The March Full Moon was on Sunday, March 13 at 3:26 a.m. The Worm Blood Moon was the last full moon of Winter. The March Full Moon was the full moon in Virgo. The March Lunar Eclipse was a Total Lunar Eclipse, also called a blood moon. Other names for the March Full Moon include the Sap Moon, Crow Moon, Chaste Moon, Sugar Moon, and Lenten Moon.

Full Pink Moon – April 11, 1960 – 3:27 p.m.

The April Full Moon was on Monday, April 11 at 3:27 p.m. The Full Pink Moon was the first full moon of Spring. The April Full Moon was the full moon in Libra. Other names for the April Full Moon include the Egg Moon, Full Sprouting Grass Moon, and Full Fish Moon.

Super Flower Moon – May 11, 1960 – 1:42 a.m.

The May Full Moon was on Wednesday, May 11 at 1:42 a.m. The Super Flower Moon was the second full moon of Spring. The May Full Moon was the full moon in Scorpio. Other names for the May Full Moon include the Corn Planting Moon, and Milk Moon.

Super Strawberry Moon – June 9, 1960 – 9:02 a.m.

The June Full Moon was on Thursday, June 9 at 9:02 a.m. The Super Strawberry Moon was the last full moon of Spring. The June Full Moon was the full moon in Sagittarius. Other names for the June Full Moon include the Rose Moon, Mead Moon, and Honey Moon.

Super Buck Moon – July 8, 1960 – 3:36 p.m.

The July Full Moon was on Friday, July 8 at 3:36 p.m. The Super Buck Moon was the first full moon of Summer. The July Full Moon was the full moon in Capricorn. Other names for the July Full Moon include the Thunder Moon and Hay Moon.

Super Sturgeon Moon – August 6, 1960 – 10:41 p.m.

The August Full Moon was on Saturday, August 6 at 10:41 p.m. The Super Sturgeon Moon was the second full moon of Summer. The August Full Moon was the full moon in Aquarius.

Other names for the August Full Moon include the Barley Moon, Corn Moon, Dog Moon, Fruit Moon Grain Moon, Green Corn Moon, Herb Moon, Red Moon, and Wyrt Moon.

Corn Blood Moon – September 5, 1960 – 7:19 a.m.

The September Full Moon was on Monday, September 5 at 7:19 a.m. The Corn Blood Moon was the last full moon of Summer. The September Full Moon was the full moon in Pisces. The September Lunar Eclipse was a Total Lunar Eclipse, also called a blood moon.

Full Harvest Moon – October 4, 1960 – 6:16 p.m.

The October Full Moon was on Tuesday, October 4 at 6:16 p.m. The Full Harvest Moon was the first full moon of Autumn. The October Full Moon was the full moon in Aries.

As the closest full moon to the Autumnal Equinox in 1960, the October full moon was called the Harvest moon.

Full Beaver Moon – November 3, 1960 – 6:58 a.m.

The November Full Moon was on Thursday, November 3 at 6:58 a.m. The Full Beaver Moon was the second full moon of Autumn. The November Full Moon was the full moon in Taurus. Another nickname for the November Full Moon is the Frosty Moon.

Full Cold Moon – December 2, 1960 – 11:24 p.m.

The full moon in December was on Friday, December 2 at 11:24 p.m. The Full Cold Moon was the last full moon of Autumn. The December Full Moon was the full moon in Gemini. Other names for the December Full Moon include the Long Nights Moon and Oak Moon.

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 1960 full moons

Sources

The dates and times provided by NASA for the United States (USA) Eastern Standard Time (EST) and Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) timezones. Also below is the Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) time for reference. This was previously referred to as Greenwich Mean Time (GMT). Since your local timezone may be different, the exact dates may shift for your calendar.