1959 New Moons, calendar of new moons in 1959

The 1959 New Moon Calendar will help you look back at the new moons in 1959, solar eclipses and a black moon that occurred during the year.

A new moon is the first lunar phase that happens about once a month or, 29.53 days on average. The moon itself is not visible though you may be able to “see” it because it blocks the visibility of the stars behind it.

Dark watercolor of the moon on a starry background for the calendar of 1959 new moons

The new moon calendar of the new moon dates in 1959 with exact times and dates when they occurred in the U.S. Eastern Time Zone adjusted for Daylight Savings Time for part of the year.

When were the 1959 New Moons?

In 1959 there were 13 new moons during the year. The names and dates of the new moons in 1959 were:

  1. January 9, 1959 12:34 AM: New Wolf Moon
  2. February 7, 1959 2:22 PM: New Snow Moon
  3. March 9, 1959 5:51 AM: New Worm Moon
  4. April 7, 1959 10:29 PM: New Pink Moon
  5. May 7, 1959 4:11 PM: New Flower Moon
  6. June 6, 1959 7:53 AM: New Strawberry Moon
  7. July 5, 1959 10:00 PM: New Buck Moon
  8. August 4, 1959 10:34 AM: New Sturgeon Moon
  9. September 2, 1959 9:56 PM: New Harvest Moon
  10. October 2, 1959 8:31 AM: New Hunter’s Moon
  11. October 31, 1959 5:41 PM: New Beaver Moon
  12. November 30, 1959 3:46 AM: New Cold Moon
  13. December 29, 1959 2:09 PM: New Wolf Moon

New Moon Calendar 1959

In 1959 there were 13 new moons. The first new moon of 1959 was on Friday, January 9, 1959.

January 9, 1959 – New Wolf Moon

The January 1959 New Moon was on Friday, January 9, 1959 at 12:34 AM EST. The New Wolf Moon was the first new moon of Winter. The January New Moon was the new moon in Capricorn.

February 7, 1959 – New Snow Moon

The February 1959 New Moon was on Saturday, February 7, 1959 at 2:22 PM EST. The New Snow Moon was the second new moon of Winter. The February New Moon was the new moon in Aquarius.

March 9, 1959 – New Worm Moon

The March 1959 New Moon was on Monday, March 9, 1959 at 5:51 AM EST. The New Worm Moon was the last new moon of Winter. The March New Moon was the new moon in Pisces.

April 7, 1959 – New Pink Moon

The April 1959 New Moon was on Tuesday, April 7, 1959 at 10:29 PM EST. The New Pink Moon was the first new moon of Spring. The April New Moon was the new moon in Aries. The April 1959 Solar Eclipse on April 7 was an Annular Solar Eclipse.

May 7, 1959 – New Flower Moon

The May 1959 New Moon was on Thursday, May 7, 1959 at 4:11 PM EDT. The New Flower Moon was the second new moon of Spring. The May New Moon was the new moon in Taurus.

June 6, 1959 – New Strawberry Moon

The June 1959 New Moon was on Saturday, June 6, 1959 at 7:53 AM EDT. The New Strawberry Moon was the last new moon of Spring. The June New Moon was the new moon in Gemini.

July 5, 1959 – New Buck Moon

The July 1959 New Moon was on Sunday, July 5, 1959 at 10:00 PM EDT. The New Buck Moon was the first new moon of Summer. The July New Moon was the new moon in Cancer.

August 4, 1959 – New Sturgeon Moon

The August 1959 New Moon was on Tuesday, August 4, 1959 at 10:34 AM EDT. The New Sturgeon Moon was the second new moon of Summer. The August New Moon was the new moon in Leo.

September 2, 1959 – New Harvest Moon

The September 1959 New Moon was on Wednesday, September 2, 1959 at 9:56 PM EDT. The New Harvest Moon was the last new moon of Summer. The September New Moon was the new moon in Virgo.

October 2, 1959 – New Hunter’s Moon

The October 1959 New Moon was on Friday, October 2, 1959 at 8:31 AM EDT. The New Hunter’s Moon was the first new moon of Autumn. The October New Moon was the new moon in Libra. The October 1959 Solar Eclipse on October 2 was a Total Solar Eclipse.

October 31, 1959 – New Beaver Moon

The October 1959 Black Moon was on Saturday, October 31, 1959 at 5:41 PM EST. The New Beaver Moon was the second new moon of Autumn. The October Black Moon was the new moon in Scorpio and was a Halloween New Moon.

November 30, 1959 – New Cold Moon

The November 1959 New Moon was on Monday, November 30, 1959 at 3:46 AM EST. The New Cold Moon was the last new moon of Autumn. The November New Moon was the new moon in Sagittarius.

December 29, 1959 – New Wolf Moon

The December 1959 New Moon was on Tuesday, December 29, 1959 at 2:09 PM EST. The New Wolf Moon was the first new moon of Winter. The December New Moon was the new moon in Capricorn.

1959 Equinoxes and Solstices

The 1959 dates of the equinoxes and solstices were:

  • Spring Equinox (Vernal): March 21, 1959 at 3:55 AM EST
  • Summer Solstice: June 21, 1959 at 11:49 PM EDT
  • Autumnal Equinox: September 23, 1959 at 3:08 PM EDT
  • Winter Solstice: December 22, 1959 at 9:34 AM EST

New Moon Phases

The new moon phases in 1959 were

New Moon 1959U.S. Eastern TimeLunar PhaseNew Moon NameSeason
January 9, 195912:34 AM ESTJanuary New MoonNew Wolf MoonWinter
February 7, 19592:22 PM ESTFebruary New MoonNew Snow MoonWinter
March 9, 19595:51 AM ESTMarch New MoonNew Worm MoonWinter
April 7, 195910:29 PM ESTApril New MoonNew Pink MoonSpring
May 7, 19594:11 PM EDTMay New MoonNew Flower MoonSpring
June 6, 19597:53 AM EDTJune New MoonNew Strawberry MoonSpring
July 5, 195910:00 PM EDTJuly New MoonNew Buck MoonSummer
August 4, 195910:34 AM EDTAugust New MoonNew Sturgeon MoonSummer
September 2, 19599:56 PM EDTSeptember New MoonNew Harvest MoonSummer
October 2, 19598:31 AM EDTOctober New MoonNew Hunter’s MoonAutumn
October 31, 19595:41 PM ESTOctober New MoonNew Beaver MoonAutumn
November 30, 19593:46 AM ESTNovember New MoonNew Cold MoonAutumn
December 29, 19592:09 PM ESTDecember New MoonNew Wolf MoonWinter

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.

Dark watercolor of the moon on a starry background for the calendar of 1959 new 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.