๐ŸŒ‘ New Moon

A new moon, the first of the eight phases of the moon. Depicts the moon as a full, bluish- or grayish-black, cratered disc, not illuminated by the sun.

May be used to represent the moon more generally, nighttime, outer space, and astronomy. May also be used to convey enchanting or eerie feelings.

See also ๐ŸŒš New Moon Face. Used as part of the Moon Emoji Creep meme.

Google’s new moon was previously a gray circle with a yellow outline. Samsung’s design once resembled a full moon with stars and previously displayed as a new moon in a night sky with stars.

New Moon was approved as part of Unicode 6.0 in 2010 under the name โ€œNew Moon Symbolโ€ and added to Emoji 1.0 in 2015.

Also Known As

  • ๐ŸŒ‘ Dark Moon
  • ๐ŸŒ‘ Shadowย Moon
  • ๐ŸŒ‘ Solar Eclipse

Apple Name

๐ŸŒ‘ New Moon

Unicode Name

๐ŸŒ‘ New Moon Symbol

Codepoints

Shortcodes

  • :new_moon:

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