Wondering when were the full moons in 1997? Here’s the Full Moon Calendar 1997 to help you go back and check the 12 full moons.
Full Moon Calendar 1997
In 1997, there were 12 full moons with no calendar blue moons on the schedule. There was a seasonal blue moon in the Spring season
There was a mix of lunar eclipses during 1997. The March full moon occurred with a partial lunar eclipse. And for September, the full moon aligned with a total lunar full moon eclipse.
The dates and times are provided by NASA in Eastern Standard Time (EST) with Daylight Saving Time (DST) for part of the year. Also below is the Universal Time Coordinated (UTC) time. This was previously referred to at Greenwich Mean Time (GMT).
Note: The UTC dates show up differently for July, October, and December because of the conversion between EST and UTC.
|Month||Day of the week||Full Moon 1997 Date||UTC Time|
|January||Thursday||January 23, 1997 10:11 EST||15:11 UTC|
|February||Saturday||February 22, 1997 05:27 EST||10:27 UTC|
|March||Monday||March 24, 1997 00:45 EST||05:45 UTC|
|April||Tuesday||April 22, 1997 16:34 EST||21:34 UTC|
|May||Thursday||May 22, 1997 05:13 EST||10:13 UTC|
|June||Friday||June 20, 1997 15:09 EST||20:09 UTC|
|July||Saturday||July 19, 1997 23:20 EST||04:20 UTC|
(July 20, 1997)
|August||Monday||August 18, 1997 06:55 EST||11:55 UTC|
|September||Tuesday||September 16, 1997 14:50 EST||19:50 UTC|
|October||Wednesday||October 15, 1997 23:46 EST||04:46 UTC|
(October 16, 1997)
|November||Friday||November 14, 1997 09:12 EST||14:12 UTC|
|December||Saturday||December 13, 1997 21:37 EST||02:37 UTC|
(December 14, 1997)
1997 Equinoxes and Solstices
Below are the dates for the equinoxes and solstices from 1997. None of the full moons this year fell on the same date as the equinoxes and solstices.
In the Spring season four full moons occurred resulting in a seasonal blue moon in May 1997. A seasonal blue moon in the third full moon in a season with four full moons.
|Month||Equinox/Solstice||1997 Date||UTC Time|
|March||Vernal Equinox (Spring )||March 20, 1997 09:55 EST||14:55 UTC|
|June||Summer Solstice||June 21, 1997 04:20 EST||09:20 UTC|
|September||Autumn Equinox||September 22, 1997 19:56 EST||00:56 UTC|
(September 23, 1997)
|December||Winter Solstice||December 21, 1997 15:07 EST||20:07 UTC|