Moon Phase for December 18, 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 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%

Waxing Gibbous

Dec 19

Waxing Gibbous ↑

Illumination: 77%

Waxing Gibbous

Dec 20

Waxing Gibbous ↑

Illumination: 86%

Moon phase details

for Friday, December 18, 2026

• Moon Phase: Waxing Gibbous ↑

• Illumination: 68%

• Moon Age: 9.14 days

• Moon Angle: 0.52

• Moon Distance: 380,100.536 km

• Moonset: 01:19 am

• Moonrise: 12:42 pm

• Sun Angle: 0.54

• Sun Distance: 147,185,401.815 km

• Sunrise: 07:24 am

• Golden Hour Ends: 08:06 am

• Golden Hour Starts: 04:08 pm

• Sunset: 04:50 pm

• Length of day: 09h 25m

December 2026
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07:00 pm

Waxing Gibbous

62%

08:00 pm

Waxing Gibbous

65%

09:00 pm

Waxing Gibbous

67%

10:00 pm

Waxing Gibbous

69%

11:00 pm

Waxing Gibbous

69%

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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