Crescent ♊ Gemini
Moon phase on 4 June 2046 Monday is New Moon, 1 day young Moon is in Gemini.Share this page: twitter facebook linkedin
Moon rises at sunrise and sets at sunset. It's part facing the Earth is completely in shadow.
Moon is passing about ∠12° of ♊ Gemini tropical zodiac sector.
Lunar disc is not visible from Earth. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1852" and ∠1891".
Next Full Moon is the Strawberry Moon of June 2046 after 14 days on 18 June 2046 at 13:10.
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.
At 15:22 on this date the Moon completes the old and enters a new synodic month with lunation 574 of Meeus index or 1527 from Brown series.
29 days, 10 hours and 16 minutes is the length of new lunation 574. It is 1 hour and 29 minutes longer than next lunation 575 length.
Length of current synodic month is 2 hours and 28 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 3 hours and 41 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.
This lunation true anomaly is ∠274°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠304.9°. The length of upcoming synodic months will keep decreasing since the true anomaly gets closer to the value of New Moon at point of perigee (∠0° or ∠360°).
6 days after point of apogee on 28 May 2046 at 21:55 in ♓ Pisces. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 7 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 12 June 2046 at 03:54 in ♍ Virgo.
Moon is 387 051 km (240 502 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 7 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 369 663 km (229 698 mi).
10 days after its ascending node on 25 May 2046 at 04:58 in ♒ Aquarius, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 3 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 8 June 2046 at 09:42 in ♌ Leo.
10 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♒ Aquarius, the Moon is moving from the beginning to the first part of it.
13 days after previous South standstill on 21 May 2046 at 18:34 in ♐ Sagittarius, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-26.705°. Next day the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠26.677° in the next northern standstill on 5 June 2046 at 05:17 in ♊ Gemini.
The Moon is in New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun on this date and this alignment forms Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy.