July third-quarter moon can be watched tonight. Here's when you can witness the spectacle
The third-quarter moon is ahead of Earth in its yearly journey around the sun
Earth lags behind the moon by approximately 3.5 hours
The sky observers will have to sacrifice some sleep and stay up late at night to catch the half-lit moon in its last quarter phase. It will rise shortly after midnight and will set to the west around 1:00 PM ET, Space.com reported on Saturday.