Moon at Last Quarter

2013 Sep 27

The Moon will reach last quarter – roughly a week after passing full moon and a week before it will reach new moon. At this point in its monthly cycle of phases, it is only visible late in the night and in the pre-dawn and early morning sky.

At this time the Moon will lie at a declination of +19°03′ in the constellation Orion, and so will appear highest in the northern hemisphere. It will be visible from all latitudes south of 60°S.