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Boston, Massachusetts, USA — Moonrise, Moonset, and Moon Phases, May 2021

Moon: 5.8%
Waning Crescent
Current Time: May 9, 2021 at 2:05:59 am
Moon Direction: 54° Northeast
Moon Altitude: -27.7°
Moon Distance: 251,110 mi
Next New Moon: May 11, 2021, 2:59 pm
Next Full Moon: May 26, 2021, 7:13 am
Next Moonrise: Today, 4:45 am
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Moonrise, Moonset, and Phase Calendar for Boston, May 2021

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2021Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
MayMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
112:23 am (126°)9:16 am (234°)-4:50 am(21.2°)229,28676.0%
21:21 am (125°)10:22 am (236°)-5:50 am(22.0°)232,93365.3%
32:08 am (122°)11:30 am (240°)-6:46 am(24.4°)236,68654.2%
42:45 am (117°)12:39 pm (245°)-7:39 am(28.1°)240,27643.2%
53:15 am (111°)1:46 pm (252°)-8:26 am(32.5°)243,51332.9%
63:41 am (104°)2:50 pm (259°)-9:11 am(37.6°)246,28523.6%
74:03 am (97°)3:52 pm (266°)-9:53 am(42.9°)248,54115.6%
84:24 am (90°)4:53 pm (273°)-10:34 am(48.3°)250,2769.1%
94:45 am (83°)5:54 pm (281°)-11:14 am(53.6°)251,5094.2%
105:07 am (76°)6:54 pm (287°)-11:55 am(58.7°)252,2711.2%
115:30 am (70°)7:56 pm (294°)-12:38 pm(63.2°)252,5850.0%
125:57 am (64°)8:57 pm (299°)-1:22 pm(67.2°)252,4580.8%
136:28 am (60°)9:58 pm (303°)-2:09 pm(70.2°)251,8783.4%
147:06 am (56°)10:56 pm (305°)-2:58 pm(72.2°)250,8207.9%
157:50 am (54°)11:49 pm (306°)-3:49 pm(73.0°)249,24814.1%
168:42 am (55°)--4:41 pm(72.5°)247,13821.9%
17-12:36 am (304°)9:41 am (57°)5:33 pm(70.6°)244,49030.9%
18-1:16 am (301°)10:46 am (61°)6:23 pm(67.4°)241,34741.1%
19-1:51 am (296°)11:53 am (66°)7:13 pm(63.1°)237,81551.9%
20-2:21 am (290°)1:03 pm (73°)8:02 pm(57.8°)234,06963.0%
21-2:48 am (282°)2:15 pm (81°)8:51 pm(51.8°)230,35573.8%
22-3:14 am (274°)3:28 pm (90°)9:40 pm(45.3°)226,97883.6%
23-3:40 am (266°)4:45 pm (99°)10:32 pm(38.8°)224,27091.7%
24-4:07 am (257°)6:04 pm (108°)11:26 pm(32.6°)222,54497.3%
25-4:39 am (249°)7:25 pm (116°)Moon does not pass the meridian on this day.
26-5:16 am (242°)8:46 pm (122°)12:25 am(27.3°)222,03099.9%
27-6:02 am (237°)10:02 pm (125°)1:27 am(23.4°)222,82199.1%
28-6:58 am (234°)11:08 pm (126°)2:31 am(21.4°)224,84695.2%
29-8:03 am (235°)-3:35 am(21.3°)227,87388.5%
3012:02 am (124°)9:13 am (238°)-4:35 am(23.2°)231,56779.8%
3112:44 am (119°)10:25 am (243°)-5:31 am(26.4°)235,56169.8%
* All times are local time for Boston. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

Penumbral Lunar Eclipse visible in Boston on May 26

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