Monday, May 1, 2023
The lunar phase on Monday, May 1, 2023 was a Waxing Gibbous. At 11:00pm EST, the face of the moon was 86% illuminated, 11.2 days old, and 38% of the way through the lunar cycle.
During the Waxing Gibbous phase, the moon is more than halfway illuminated. The moon will continue to grow with each passing night.
The next Full Moon was on Friday, May 5, 2023, and the next New Moon was on Friday, May 19, 2023.
Below are the lunar phases for the remainder of May 2023.
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