See the moon in its half-lit last quarter phase tonight (Jan. 14)

The half-illuminated last quarter moon against a background of the moon during other phases.


On Saturday (Jan. 14) the face of the moon will be half-illuminated as it enters its third quarter or last quarter phase.

According to In the Sky (opens in new tab) for observers in New York City, the last quarter moon will rise at 22:20 EST (0320 GMT) and will become visible soon after at around 00:18 on Sunday, Jan. 15 (0518 GMT). The last quarter moon will remain visible through sunset and until around 11:28 EST (1628 GMT).