Full moons in 2016

    Full moon names date back to Native Americans. Some tribes kept track of the seasons by giving distinctive names to each recurring full moon. Their names were applied to the entire month in which each occurred. This is when full moons will occur in 2016, according to NASA:

    DateNameU.S. EastUTC
    Jan. 23 Wolf Moon 8:46 p.m. 01:46 (1/24)

    Feb. 22 Snow Moon 1:20 p.m. 18:20

    Mar. 23 Worm Moon 8:01 a.m. 12:01

    Apr. 22 Pink Moon 1:24 a.m. 05:24

    May 21 Flower Moon 5:15 p.m. 21:15

    June 20 Strawberry Moon 7:02 a.m. 11:02

    July 19 Buck Moon 6:57 p.m. 22:57

    Aug. 18 Sturgeon Moon 5:27 a.m. 09:27

    Sept. 16 Harvest Moon 3:05 p.m. 19:05

    Oct. 16 Hunter's Moon 12:23 a.m. 04:23

    Nov. 14 Beaver Moon 8:52 a.m. 13:52

    Dec. 13 Cold Moon 7:05 p.m. 00:05 (12/14)

    For more information:   SPACE.com by Tim Sharp