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Moon phase on 6 June 2005 Monday is New Moon, 1 day young Moon is in Gemini.

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Lunar calendar 2005 | June 2005

New Moon phase
New Moon phase
Image credit: NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio.

New Moon

New Moon is the lunar phase on . Surface of the Moon disc is not illuminated. The 1 day young Moon is in ♊ Gemini.

* The exact date and time of this New Moon phase is on 6 June 2005 at 21:55 UTC.

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Moon phase and lunation details

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises at sunrise and sets at sunset. It's part facing the Earth is completely in shadow.

Moon in ♊ Gemini

Moon is passing about ∠11° of ♊ Gemini tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter

Lunar disc is not visible from Earth. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1808" and ∠1891".

Strawberry Moon after 15 days

Next Full Moon is the Strawberry Moon of June 2005 after 15 days on 22 June 2005 at 04:14.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • First Quarter in Virgo ♍ on 15 June 2005 at 01:22
  • Full Moon in Capricorn ♑ on 22 June 2005 at 04:14
  • Last Quarter in Aries ♈ on 28 June 2005 at 18:23
  • New Moon in Cancer ♋ on 6 July 2005 at 12:03

Spring tide

There is high New Moon ocean tide on this date. Combined Sun and Moon gravitational tidal force working on Earth is strong, because of the Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy alignment.

New lunation 67 / 1020

At 21:55 on this date the Moon completes the old and enters a new synodic month with lunation 67 of Meeus index or 1020 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.59 days

29 days, 14 hours and 7 minutes is the length of new lunation 67. It is 55 minutes shorter than next lunation 68 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 1 hour and 23 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 5 hours and 40 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠131.2°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠131.2°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠158.8°. The length of upcoming synodic months will keep increasing since the true anomaly gets closer to the value of New Moon at point of apogee (∠180°).

Moon before apogee

11 days after point of perigee on 26 May 2005 at 10:43 in ♑ Capricorn. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 4 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 11 June 2005 at 06:11 in ♌ Leo.

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Distance to Moon 396 374 km

Moon is 396 374 km (246 295 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 4 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 405 506 km (251 970 mi).

Moon after ascending node

3 days after its ascending node on 2 June 2005 at 15:14 in ♈ Aries, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 10 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 17 June 2005 at 03:59 in ♎ Libra.

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Draconic month

3 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♈ Aries, the Moon is moving from the beginning to the first part of it.

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Moon before northern standstill

11 days after previous South standstill on 25 May 2005 at 23:03 in ♐ Sagittarius, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-28.270°. Next day the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠28.224° in the next northern standstill on 8 June 2005 at 07:36 in ♋ Cancer.

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Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy

The Moon is in New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun on this date and this alignment forms Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy.

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