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Moon phase on 10 June 2040 Sunday is New Moon, 1 day young Moon is in Gemini.

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Lunar calendar 2040 | June 2040

New Moon phase
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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 9 June 2040 at 18:03 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 leaving the last ∠2° of ♊ Gemini tropical zodiac sector and will enter ♋ Cancer later.

Apparent angular diameter

Lunar disc is not visible from Earth. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1774" and ∠1890".

Strawberry Moon after 14 days

Next Full Moon is the Strawberry Moon of June 2040 after 14 days on 24 June 2040 at 19:19.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • First Quarter in Virgo ♍ on 17 June 2040 at 21:32
  • Full Moon in Sagittarius ♐ on 24 June 2040 at 19:19
  • Last Quarter in Aries ♈ on 1 July 2040 at 10:18
  • New Moon in Cancer ♋ on 9 July 2040 at 09:15

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 500 / 1453

At 18:03 on this date the Moon completes the old and enters a new synodic month with lunation 500 of Meeus index or 1453 from Brown series.


Synodic month length 29.63 days

29 days, 15 hours and 12 minutes is the length of new lunation 500. It is longer than next lunation 501 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 2 hours and 28 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 4 hours and 35 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠152°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠152°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠175.9°. 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

13 days after point of perigee on 28 May 2040 at 02:22 in ♐ Sagittarius. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 2 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 12 June 2040 at 14:18 in ♋ Cancer.

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Distance to Moon 404 013 km

Moon is 404 013 km (251 042 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 2 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 406 115 km (252 348 mi).

Moon after ascending node

2 days after its ascending node on 8 June 2040 at 10:51 in ♊ Gemini, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 12 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 22 June 2040 at 18:43 in ♏ Scorpio.

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Draconic month

2 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♊ Gemini, the Moon is moving from the beginning to the first part of it.

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Moon before northern standstill

12 days after previous South standstill on 28 May 2040 at 18:19 in ♑ Capricorn, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-26.181°. Next day the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠26.166° in the next northern standstill on 11 June 2040 at 10:37 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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