A crescent moon, as in its waxing crescent phase. Depicts the moon as a thin, golden crescent, curving to the right and not displaying the remaining outline of the moon.
May be used for the moon more generally and saying good night. May be used in association with ☪️ Star and Crescent, a popular but unofficial symbol of Islam.
As of March 2019, sending this emoji over Facebook Messenger activates dark mode.
See also 🌒 Waxing Crescent Moon.
Google’s moon once resembled a waning crescent moon, Twitter and Facebook’s moons were previously silver.
Crescent Moon was approved as part of Unicode 6.0 in 2010 and added to Emoji 1.0 in 2015.