New Moon May 2014 Date, Time, Astronomical, and Astrological Meaning

By Kristina Skorbach, Epoch Times
May 27, 2014 3:40 pm Last Updated: May 27, 2014 5:14 pm

The New Moon in May will transpire on May 28, 2014, at 2:40 p.m. EDT.  On the Wednesday afternoon, the Taurus New Moon cycle will end and the Gemini New Moon cycle will begin. 

According to astronomy, a new moon marks the first phase of the moon, and also marks the beginning of the month in the lunar calendar. On this date, the moon is positioned closest to the Sun and stands in front of it, as seen from Earth. At this point in time, the moon is not visible. 

According to Cafe Astrology, the Gemini New Moon cycle will present opportunities to coming to personal goals that express positive energies of the twins sign. Communication skills should be improved by listening to others and enjoying their points of view. This is a good cycle for re-evaluating communication skills.

According to the Farmers Almanac, the best days for fishing in May are between the 28th and 31st. 

The New Moon, however, is different from the Full Moon in May. 

The full moon in May is also known as the Full Flower Moon, Mother’s Moon, Milk Moon, and Corn Planting Moon. It marks the time of increasing fertility since the temperatures are warm enough to safely bear young, it also marks the new end of late frosts, and the starting of plants blooming. 

In folklore clothes washed for the first time on the full moon will not last long, however the full Moon is an idea time to accept a marriage proposal. 

May’s Full Moon manifested on May 14 at 3:16 p.m.