New Moon May 2023 is 19 May 2023 11:53 AM EDT or 3:53 PM UTC based on the data of NASA. This New Moon is the fifth new moon in the year 2023.
The New Moon is the first lunar phase. It happens once in a month or the cycle period of 29.53 days on average.
Lets see the details about the May New Moon in 2023. Here you can get the nicknames of the moon and more facts about it.
These dates and times are provided by NASA USA. Some of the times are different from your local time zone. Dates are also slightly different from your calendar.
When will the New Moon be in May 2023?
The New Moon May will be on Friday May 19, 2023 at 11:53 AM EDT or 3:53 PM UTC. This year May 2023 19th is the fifth new moon and the zodiac sign of the new moon is Taurus.
Name of the New Moon May 2023
The New Moon May 2023 name of the moon is called the New Strawberry Moon. The reason for the name of the New Strawberry Moon is it is the starting of the month June Moon lunar cycle. The name will be changed depending on the year.
The Full Moon name of the June Moon lunar cycle is Strawberry. Because this is the time for Strawberry fruits and the good season for that.
Some Other nicknames of the June Full Moon cycle are Rose Moon, Mead Moon and Honey Moon.
Season of the May New Moon
In the year 2023, the May New Moon is the third new moon of the season called Spring. After the Spring Equinox in 2023 this is the third new moon. Spring season will have the four New Moons. This is not the last new moon of the Spring season. The May 19th new moon will be considered a Seasonal Black Moon.
In the year 2023, the Spring Equinox will be on March 20, 2023 Monday at 5:25 PM EDT or 9:25 PM UTC
When will be the Full Moon for the 2023 New Strawberry Moon?
The Full Strawberry Moon will be on June 3, 2023 Saturday at 11:42 EDT or June 4, 2023 at 3:42 AM UTC and the zodiac sign of the Full Moon is Sagittarius.
This full moon is the middle of the lunar cycle and that will start in the month of April 2023.
2023 May Moon Phases in EDT and UTC Times
Here you will get the lunar phases for May 2023 including First Quarter Moon, Full Moon, New Moon and Last Quarter Moon for each month. These dates and times are based on the NASA report and will give both Eastern Time Zone and UTC.
Lunar Phases of the Moon in May 2023
Full Moon in May 2023
- May 5, 2023 1:34 PM EDT or May 5, 2023 5:34 PM UTC
Last Quarter in May 2023
- May 12, 2023 10:28 AM EDT or May 12, 2023 2:28 PM UTC
New Moon in May 2023
- May 19, 2023 11:53 AM EDT or May 19, 2023 3:53 PM UTC
First Quarter in May 2023
- May 27, 2023 11:22 AM EDT or May 27, 2023 3:22 PM UTC
FAQ about New Moon in May 2023 (Frequently Asked Questions)
How many New Moons will be in the month of May 2023?
In the year 2023, There will be one New Moon in the month of May. This May New Moon 2023 will be on Friday May 19, 2023 at 11:53 AM EDT or 3:53 PM UTC. Some of the years in May have two New Moons, but this is not in the year 2023.
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