Wednesday, May 17, 2023
The lunar phase on Wednesday, May 17, 2023 was a Waning Crescent. At 11:00pm EST, the face of the moon was 3% illuminated, 28.0 days old, and 95% 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.
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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