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As it says on the tin, I want a way to typeset the astronomical symbol for the moon, which is a crescent. I also want this in such a way that I could integrate it into a button as a label, like the rest of the astronomical symbols included, such as $\oplus$ for Earth.

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    $\begingroup$ Doesn't look like it's a native one for Mathematica but on Mac for the default Mathematica font "\:263d" should do it (it's the unicode char point for ☽ according to copying that in and looking at the box-form). $\endgroup$
    – b3m2a1
    Commented Mar 27, 2018 at 23:32
  • $\begingroup$ Perfect, I hadn't thought to check unicode for some reason. $\endgroup$ Commented Mar 27, 2018 at 23:35

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The typeset the astronomical symbol for the moon, which is a crescent, is built-in as \[Moon]...

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  • $\begingroup$ Oh interesting I thought I had tried that and got nothing $\endgroup$
    – b3m2a1
    Commented Apr 4, 2018 at 16:44

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