Friday, May 5, 2023
The lunar phase on Friday, May 5, 2023 was a Full Moon. At 11:00pm EST, the face of the moon was 100% illuminated, 15.2 days old, and 51% of the way through the lunar cycle.
The Full Moon marks the halfway point during the 29.53-day lunar cycle. During this phase, the moon rises at sunset and sets with the sunrise.
The next New Moon was on Friday, May 19, 2023, and the next Full Moon was on Saturday, June 3, 2023.
Below are the lunar phases for the remainder of May 2023.
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