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2002 Full Moon Calendar of 12 full moons

The Full Moons 2002 Calendar shows you the full moons in 2002, lunar eclipses, and a seasonal blue moon that occurred during the year.

A full moon occurs when the Earth is between the Sun and Moon so that the moon looks completely illuminated. It happens about once a month or, 29.53 days on average.

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The full moon calendar of the full moon dates in 2002 shows the exact times and dates when they happened in the U.S. Eastern Time Zone adjusted for Daylight Savings Time for part of the year.

The dates and times of the 2002 full moons were:

  • Super Wolf Moon: January 28, 2002 at 5:50 p.m.
  • Super Snow Moon: February 27, 2002 at 4:17 a.m.
  • Super Worm Moon: March 28, 2002 at 1:25 p.m.
  • Super Pink Moon: April 26, 2002 at 11:00 p.m.
  • Full Flower Moon: May 26, 2002 at 7:51 a.m.
  • Full Strawberry Moon: June 24, 2002 at 5:42 p.m.
  • Full Buck Moon: July 24, 2002 at 5:07 a.m.
  • Full Sturgeon Moon: August 22, 2002 at 6:29 p.m.
  • Full Harvest Moon: September 21, 2002 at 9:59 a.m.
  • Full Hunter’s Moon: October 21, 2002 at 3:20 a.m.
  • Full Beaver Moon: November 19, 2002 at 8:34 p.m.
  • Full Cold Moon: December 19, 2002 at 2:10 p.m.

There were 12 full moons during the year. The full moon schedule started at the end of January, setting up the year to have a summer seasonal blue moon.

Super Wolf Moon: January 28, 2002

The January 2002 Full Moon was on Monday, January 28, 2002 at 5:50 PM. The Super Wolf Moon was the second full moon of Winter. The January Full Moon was the Full Moon in Leo. Other names for the January Full moon include the Ice Moon, Old Moon,  Moon After Yule, and Snow Moon.

Super Snow Moon: February 27, 2002

The February 2002 Full Moon was on Wednesday, February 27, 2002 at 4:17 AM. The Super Snow Moon was the last full moon of Winter. The February Full Moon was the Full Moon in Virgo. Other names for the February Full Moon include the Hunger Moon, Chaste Moon, and Storm Moon.

Super Worm Moon: March 28, 2002

The March 2002 Full Moon was on Thursday, March 28, 2002 at 1:25 PM. The Super Worm Moon was the first full moon of Spring. The March Full Moon was the Full Moon in Libra. Other names for the March Full Moon include the Sap Moon, Crow Moon, Chaste Moon, Sugar Moon, and Lenten Moon.

Super Pink Moon: April 26, 2002

The April 2002 Full Moon was on Friday, April 26, 2002 at 11:00 PM. The Super Pink Moon was the second full moon of Spring. The April Full Moon was the Full Moon in Scorpio. Other names for the April Full Moon include the Egg Moon, Full Sprouting Grass Moon, and Full Fish Moon.

Full Flower Moon: May 26, 2002

The May 2002 Full Moon was on Sunday, May 26, 2002 at 7:51 AM. The Full Flower Moon was the last full moon of Spring. The May Full Moon was the Full Moon in Sagittarius.

The lunar eclipse in May was a Penumbral Lunar Eclipse. Other names for the May Full Moon include the Corn Planting Moon, and Milk Moon.

Full Strawberry Moon: June 24, 2002

The June 2002 Full Moon was on Monday, June 24, 2002 at 5:42 PM. The Full Strawberry Moon was the first full moon of Summer. The June Full Moon was the Full Moon in Capricorn.

The lunar eclipse in June was a Penumbral Lunar Eclipse. Other names for the June Full Moon include the Rose Moon, Mead Moon, and Honey Moon.

Full Buck Moon: July 24, 2002

The July 2002 Full Moon was on Wednesday, July 24, 2002 at 5:07 AM. The Full Buck Moon was the second full moon of Summer. The July Full Moon was the Full Moon in Aquarius. Other names for the July Full Moon include the Thunder Moon and Hay Moon.

Full Sturgeon Moon: August 22, 2002

The August 2002 Full Moon was on Thursday, August 22, 2002 at 6:29 PM. The Full Sturgeon Moon was the third full moon of Summer. The August Full Moon was the Full Moon in Aquarius. As the third full moon in a season with four, the August Full Moon was called a seasonal blue moon.

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.

Full Harvest Moon: September 21, 2002

The September 2002 Full Moon was on Saturday, September 21, 2002 at 9:59 AM. The Full Harvest Moon was the last full moon of Summer. The September Full Moon was the Full Moon in Pisces.

As the September full moon was closer to the Autumn Equinox than the October full moon, it was called the Full Harvest Moon.

Full Hunter’s Moon: October 21, 2002

The October 2002 Full Moon was on Monday, October 21, 2002 at 3:20 AM. The Full Hunter’s Moon was the first full moon of Autumn. The October Full Moon was the Full Moon in Aries.

Full Beaver Moon: November 19, 2002

The November 2002 Full Moon was on Tuesday, November 19, 2002 at 8:34 PM. The Full Beaver Moon was the second full moon of Autumn. The November Full Moon was the Full Moon in Taurus.

The lunar eclipse in November was a Penumbral Lunar Eclipse. Another nickname for the November Full Moon is the Frosty Moon.

Full Cold Moon: December 19, 2002

The December 2002 Full Moon was on Thursday, December 19, 2002 at 2:10 PM. 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.

2002 Equinoxes and Solstices

The 2002 dates for the equinoxes and solstices are as follows:

  • Vernal Equinox: March 20, 2002 at 3:16 PM
  • Summer Solstice: June 21, 2002 at 9:25 AM
  • Autumnal Equinox: September 23, 2002 at 12:56 AM
  • Winter Solstice: December 21, 2002 at 8:15 PM

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Photo of the moon for the calendar of the Full Moons 2002

Sources

The dates and times provided by NASA in United States Eastern Time adjusted for Daylight Saving Time for part of the year in the United States (USA). Since you may be in a different time zone, the exact dates may shift for your calendar.

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