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Moon phase on 7 June 2043 Sunday is New Moon, less than 1 day young Moon is in Gemini.

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Lunar calendar 2043 | June 2043

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 less than 1 day young Moon is in ♊ Gemini.

* The exact date and time of this New Moon phase is on 7 June 2043 at 10:35 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 ∠17° of ♊ Gemini tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter

Lunar disc is not visible from Earth. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1962" and ∠1890".

Strawberry Moon after 15 days

Next Full Moon is the Strawberry Moon of June 2043 after 15 days on 22 June 2043 at 14:20.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • First Quarter in Virgo ♍ on 14 June 2043 at 10:19
  • Full Moon in Sagittarius ♐ on 22 June 2043 at 14:20
  • Last Quarter in Aries ♈ on 30 June 2043 at 02:53
  • New Moon in Cancer ♋ on 6 July 2043 at 17:51

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 537 / 1490

At 10:35 on this date the Moon completes the old and enters a new synodic month with lunation 537 of Meeus index or 1490 from Brown series.


Synodic month length 29.3 days

29 days, 7 hours and 16 minutes is the length of new lunation 537. It is 1 hour and 16 minutes shorter than next lunation 538 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 5 hours and 28 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 41 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠15.9°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠15.9°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠33.6°. 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 after perigee

1 day after point of perigee on 6 June 2043 at 11:59 in ♊ Gemini. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 11 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 18 June 2043 at 23:28 in ♏ Scorpio.

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Distance to Moon 365 320 km

Moon is 365 320 km (226 999 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 11 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 405 646 km (252 057 mi).

Moon after ascending node

4 days after its ascending node on 2 June 2043 at 17:02 in ♓ Pisces, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 7 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 15 June 2043 at 09:52 in ♎ Libra.

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Draconic month

4 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♓ Pisces, 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 26 May 2043 at 08:52 in ♑ Capricorn, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-28.459°. Next day the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠28.431° in the next northern standstill on 8 June 2043 at 09:54 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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