2024 Gemini New Moon

Jun 11, 2024
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A typical Gemini New Moon as like a musical number from Mary Poppins, bright, cheery and breezy. And there's not much keeping you from flying away this season either.

 

You'll likely have plenty of opportunities for light banter and social gatherings. But if your plan is work and more work, you may find focus is in short supply.

Want learn how to make the best of the season? Read on!

About the New Moon in Gemini

The annual Gemini New Moon occurs between May 20 and June 20. From the point of view of the Northern Hemisphere, summer is fast approaching. Longer days mean warm, gentle breezes. With the roads drier and crops in the ground and on their way, there’s time for marketing, meetings and longer journeys.

A Gemini New Moon brings a chance to widen your worldview. Gemini loves freedom and stimulating conversation. Its only downside is a tendency toward breadth instead of depth. Just remember, not all encounters must be deep and meaningful. Sometimes its best to take things at face value.

How to make the best of a Gemini New Moon? Open yourself to new ideas and experiences. Get out of your rut, and head out on an adventure to explore new places and meet new people. Buying, selling and bargain hunting are all on the wanna-do list, too, so keep your eyes open for good deals.

If you want to learn more about the Zodiac sign Gemini, check out my post on how to Make the Most of Gemini Season.

Now let’s get into what sets this Gemini New Moon apart from those in other years...

2024 Gemini New Moon Astrological Data

  • Date & Time: Thursday, June 6, 2024 @ 8:37 a.m. Eastern U.S.
  • Moon Zodiac Sign: Gemini
  • Moon Speed: Average
  • Moon Declination: Out of bounds
  • Lunar Mansion: 6 Al Ha’nah (nickname: The Lovers)
  • Aspects to the Sun/Moon: Sun & Moon conjunct Venus in Gemini; square Saturn in Pisces
  • Moon’s Ruler: Mercury in Gemini
  • Aspects to the Moon’s Ruler: Mercury conjunct Jupiter (separating)
  • Other Considerations: Gemini stellium including Sun, Moon, Mercury, Venus & Jupiter; Jupiter sextile Pluto in Aquarius (separating)

2024 Gemini New Moon Horoscope

The most unusual thing? Five planets are all in Gemini – the Sun and Moon, plus Mercury, Venus and Jupiter. That’s a lot of airy, changeable energy. Gemini isn’t at all patient or precise. Rather it prefers to fling open all the doors and windows and embrace the wide world. Let go of your preconceived notions, and free yourself.

The Gemini New Moon is coasting higher in the sky than a typical Gemini Moon, another reason it’s not playing by the usual rules. You may find you’re more willing to get outside your comfort zone or act out of character (for you) in some other ways. Or, you may experience it as a potent urge to get outside and explore the world, visiting places you’ve never seen before. Remember, there’s no growth without trying new things.

The Moon’s ruler Mercury has recently returned to his home base Gemini. Here, Mercury is free to follow his curiosity wherever it leads. The only downside: shiny object syndrome. If you find yourself too easily distracted, do your best to cut down on the available options.

Mercury has just breezed by happy-go-lucky Jupiter, who is just beginning his year-long stay in Gemini. Here, Jupiter’s a bit out of his element; the jovial planet prefers a mission or a cause to Gemini’s relativism. However, the harmonious trine with Pluto in Aquarius is giving the kingly planet a little extra gravitas. Wield your superpower wisely.

There’s also good news for those who need to mend fences or ask for what you need. The New Moon falls nearest sweet Venus in Gemini, the perfect picture of a silver tongue. Beware though, you may find desire is a fickle thing, as changeable as the weather. Nevertheless, it’s the perfect time to embrace the beauty all around you, without judgment. Enjoy.

One thing struggles to keep the airy energy from flying away: The Moon and Sun are squaring off with pragmatic Saturn in Pisces. While in this nebulous water sign, Saturn is learning how to be grounded when everything is in motion. He’s discovering the power of stillness and mindfulness to unleash one's intuition to help find the way through. The tension from Saturn may lend a nagging urge to be responsible, even when you don’t feel like it.

The 2024 Gemini Full Moon falls in the 6th Lunar mansion, Al Ha’nah I nicknamed it the Lovers. Its energy is ideal for making connections of all kinds, but especially romantic ones. If you are looking to ask someone on a date, now may be the time to put yourself out there. Or, if you need to mend fences or reach out to someone new, you may find some perfect moments this Moon. Don’t miss them.

Best Approach to 2024 Gemini New Moon

All in all, the Gemini New Moon is likely more pleasant than productive. It’s a wonderful time to reach and and try new things or dazzle on the social scene. If you can keep your banter on the lighter side, you’ll likely be pleased with your results. But, if you are looking to keep your nose to the grindstone, you may find focus and discipline are harder than usual to achieve.

My advice is to save your willpower for the most essential things in your life, and then cut yourself a little slack on the rest of it. After all, everyone needs some playtime now and then. And you’ll get no better encouragement than the 2024 Gemini New Moon.

"We are never more fully alive, more completely ourselves, or more deeply engrossed in anything than when we are playing.”

Charles Schaefer