Full Moon Calendar 1989 with 12 Full Moons
Wondering when were the full moons in 1989? Here’s the Full Moon Calendar 1989 to help you go back and check the 12 full moons.
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.
The dates and times provided by NASA in United States Eastern Time (ET) account for both Eastern Standard Time (EST) and Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) for part of the year in the United States. Also below is the Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) time. This was previously referred to as Greenwich Mean Time (GMT). Since your local time zone may be different, the exact dates may shift slightly for your calendar.
Full Moon Calendar 1989
In 1989, there were 12 full moons on the calendar. A calendar blue moon did not occur during year, but there was a seasonal blue moon during Spring 1989.
There was a seasonal blue moon in May 1989 because four full moons occurred during the Spring 1989 season. The May Full moon was the third full moon for the season.
In February and August there were total lunar eclipses during the months’ full moons.
|Month||Day of the week||Full Moon 1989 Date||UTC Time|
|January||Saturday||January 21, 1989 4:34 PM EST||9:34 PM UTC|
|February||Monday||February 20, 1989 10:32 AM EST||3:32 PM UTC|
|March||Wednesday||March 22, 1989 5:58 AM EST||9:58 AM UTC|
|April||Thursday||April 20, 1989 11:13 PM EDT||3:13 AM UTC|
|May||Saturday||May 20, 1989 2:16 PM EDT||6:16 PM UTC|
|June||Monday||June 19, 1989 2:57 AM EDT||6:57 AM UTC|
|July||Thursday||July 18, 1989 1:42 PM EDT||5:42 PM UTC|
|August||Wednesday||August 16, 1989 11:09 PM EDT||3:09 AM UTC|
|September||Friday||September 15, 1989 7:50 AM EDT||11:50 AM UTC|
|October||Saturday||October 14, 1989 4:32 PM EDT||8:32 PM UTC|
|November||Monday||November 13, 1989 12:51 AM EST||5:51 AM UTC|
|December||Tuesday||December 12, 1989 11:30 AM EST or||4:30 PM UTC|
Related: 1989 Moon Phases
What were the 1989 Full Moon Names?
The names of the full moons in 1989 were as follows:
- January 21, 1989: Full Wolf Moon
- February 20, 1989: Full Snow Moon
- March 22, 1989: Full Worm Moon
- April 20, 1989 (April 21 UTC): Full Pink Moon
- May 20, 1989: Full Flower Moon
- June 19, 1989: Full Strawberry Moon
- July 18, 1989: Full Buck Moon
- August 16, 1989 (August 17 UTC): Full Sturgeon Moon
- September 15, 1989: Full Harvest Moon
- October 14, 1989: Full Hunter’s Moon
- November 13, 1989: Full Beaver Moon
- December 12, 1989: Full Cold Moon
1989 Equinoxes and Solstices
Below are the dates for the equinoxes and solstices from 1989. None of the 1989 full moons coincided with the year’s equinoxes or solstices.
Four full moons occurred during the Sprint 1989 season. The May Full moon was the third full moon and was considered a seasonal blue moon.
The 1989 dates of the equinoxes and solstices were:
- Vernal Equinox (Spring): March 20, 1989 at 11:29 AM EST or 3:29 PM UTC
- Summer Solstice: June 21, 1989 at 5:53 AM EDT or 9:53 AM UTC
- Autumnal Equinox: September 22, 1989 at 9:20 PM EDT or September 23, 1989 at 1:20 AM UTC
- Winter Solstice: December 21, 1989 at 4:22 PM EST or 9:22 PM UTC