emoji 🌑 new moon svg

🌑” meaning: new moon, dark moon Emoji

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🌑Meaning and Description

The emoji 🌑 depicts a dark, circular shape, often represented in a deep, rich black or dark gray hue, embodying the celestial phenomenon of the new moon phase. This emoji lacks any visible details within its circle, staying true to its representation of the moon completely obscured by Earth's shadow.

The new moon appears on the first day of each month in the lunar calendar. When the moon 🌛 orbits between the sun ☀️ and the earth 🌍 , the dark hemisphere of the moon faces the earth, so the moon cannot be seen.

The primary and most straightforward use of the 🌑 emoji is to denote the astronomical phase of the moon, often in discussions about space, astrology, or when highlighting the start of a lunar month in certain calendars.

In a more abstract sense, it can represent darkness, mystery, or the unknown, often used in creative contexts to evoke mood or atmosphere.

It also appears in discussions about space exploration, science fiction, or even in a humorous context when talking about something that is literally or figuratively 'in the dark'. The complete emojis of the same series includes 🌕🌖🌗🌘🌑🌒 🌓🌔. They are often placed in a row to represent the moon's rotation process.
💡Extended reading and popular science

The meaning of emoji symbol 🌑 is new moon, it is related to dark, moon, it can be found in emoji category: "🚌 Travel & Places" - "☂️ Sky & Weather".

🌑Examples and Usage

🔸 Dark and windy night. 🌑🌬🌃
🔸 🌑 It's so dark without turning on the lights 💡 , I can't see anything 👀 .
🔸 According to the lunar calendar it's dictated by the first new moon🌑 closest to the beginning of spring.

🌑Basic Information

Emoji: 🌑
Shortname: new moon
Apple Name: new moon
Known as: Dark Moon | Shadow Moon | Solar Eclipse
Codepoint: U+1F311 Copy
Shortcode: :new_moon: Copy
Decimal: ALT+127761
Unicode Version: 6.0 (2010-10-11)
Emoji Version: 1.0 (2015-06-09)
Categories: 🚌 Travel & Places
Sub Categories: ☂️ Sky & Weather
Keywords: dark | moon | new moon
Proposal: L2/07‑257, L2/09‑026

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🌑Combos and Memes

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🌑More Languages

Language Short Name & Link
Arabic🌑 محاق
Bulgarian🌑 новолуние
Chinese, Simplified🌑 朔月
Chinese, Traditional🌑 新月
Croatian🌑 mlađak
Czech🌑 měsíc v novu
Danish🌑 nymåne
Dutch🌑 nieuwe maan
Filipino🌑 new moon
Finnish🌑 uusikuu
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