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last quarter

(third quarter) See phases, lunar.
Collins Dictionary of Astronomy © Market House Books Ltd, 2006

last quarter

[′last ′kwȯrd·ər]
(astronomy)
The phase of the moon at western quadrature, half of the illuminated hemisphere being visible from the earth; has the characteristic half-moon shape.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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