Moon

Tuesday, May 16, 2023

Waning Crescent


The lunar phase on Tuesday, May 16, 2023 was a Waning Crescent. At 11:00pm ET, the face of the moon was 7% illuminated, 27.0 days old, and 91% of the way through the lunar cycle.


During the Waning Crescent phase, the illuminated sliver continues to shrink, nearing the end of the lunar cycle.

Date:May 16, 2023
Moon Phase:Waning Crescent
Illumination:7%
Age:27.0 Days
Longitude:24.5°
Moon Sign:Aries


The next New Moon was on Friday, May 19, 2023, and the next Full Moon was on Saturday, June 3, 2023 (Strawberry Moon).


Below are the lunar phases for the remainder of May 2023.


  • Sun
  • Mon
  • Tue
  • Wed
  • Thu
  • Fri
  • Sat
  • 1Waxing Gibbous title=
  • 2Waxing Gibbous title=
  • 3Waxing Gibbous title=
  • 4Waxing Gibbous title=
  • 5Full Moon title=
  • 6Waning Gibbous title=
  • 7Waning Gibbous title=
  • 8Waning Gibbous title=
  • 9Waning Gibbous title=
  • 10Waning Gibbous title=
  • 11Waning Gibbous title=
  • 12Last Quarter title=
  • 13Waning Crescent title=
  • 14Waning Crescent title=
  • 15Waning Crescent title=
  • 16Waning Crescent title=
  • 17Waning Crescent title=
  • 18Waning Crescent title=
  • 19New Moon title=
  • 20Waxing Crescent title=
  • 21Waxing Crescent title=
  • 22Waxing Crescent title=
  • 23Waxing Crescent title=
  • 24Waxing Crescent title=
  • 25Waxing Crescent title=
  • 26Waxing Crescent title=
  • 27First Quarter title=
  • 28Waxing Gibbous title=
  • 29Waxing Gibbous title=
  • 30Waxing Gibbous title=
  • 31Waxing Gibbous title=

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