See Mars near the first quarter moon in the night sky tonight

The Moon and Mars in the Winter Hexagon


The new moon will be joined by a guest in the sky tonight.

Following the new moon on March 21 — which marked the start of Ramadan — the first quarter moon is rising in the sky tonight (March 28). In New York City, the moon will reach the first quarter phase at 10:22 p.m. EDT (232 GMT on March 29, according to skywatching site (opens in new tab)