Moon Phase for December 16, 2026

Location: Ashburn, Virginia, United States

Latitude: 39.0481

Longitude: -77.4728

Time Zone: (EDT), GMT-04:00

Time Zone ID: America/New_York

Waxing Crescent

Dec 14

Waxing Crescent ↑

Illumination: 28%

Waxing Crescent

Dec 15

Waxing Crescent ↑

Illumination: 37%

Waxing Crescent

Dec 16

Waxing Crescent ↑

Illumination: 47%

First Quarter - 12:43 am

Dec 17

First Quarter - 12:43 am ↑

Illumination: 58%

Waxing Gibbous

Dec 18

Waxing Gibbous ↑

Illumination: 68%

Moon phase details

for Wednesday, December 16, 2026

• Moon Phase: Waxing Crescent ↑

• Illumination: 47%

• Moon Age: 7.18 days

• Moon Angle: 0.51

• Moon Distance: 389,779.278 km

• Moonrise: 11:54 am

• Sun Angle: 0.54

• Sun Distance: 147,209,851.992 km

• Sunrise: 07:23 am

• Golden Hour Ends: 08:05 am

• Golden Hour Starts: 04:07 pm

• Sunset: 04:49 pm

• Length of day: 09h 26m

December 2026
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07:00 pm

Waxing Crescent

42%

08:00 pm

Waxing Crescent

44%

09:00 pm

Waxing Crescent

47%

10:00 pm

Waxing Crescent

48%

11:00 pm

Waxing Crescent

49%

Moon phase for December 2026

Last Quarter

Last Quarter

Dec 1

01:10 am

New Moon

New Moon

Dec 8

07:52 pm

First Quarter

First Quarter

Dec 17

12:43 am

Full Moon

Full Moon

Dec 23

08:29 pm

Last Quarter

Last Quarter

Dec 30

02:00 pm

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