Tuesday, May 23, 2023
The lunar phase on Tuesday, May 23, 2023 was a Waxing Crescent. At 11:00pm EST, the face of the moon was 19% illuminated, 4.2 days old, and 14% of the way through the lunar cycle.
During the Waxing Crescent phase, the illuminated sliver continues to grow. The moon begins to rise slightly later than the sun with each passing night.
The next Full Moon was on Saturday, June 3, 2023, and the next New Moon was on Sunday, June 18, 2023.
Below are the lunar phases for the remainder of May 2023.
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