A last quarter moon, the seventh of the eight phases of the moon. Depicts the moon as a cratered disc, its left side half illuminated in gold or silver, its remainder dark.
May be used to represent the moon more generally, nighttime, outer space, and astronomy. May also be used to convey enchanting or eerie feelings.
See also 🌜 Last Quarter Moon Face. Not to be confused with 🌓 First Quarter Moon, though their applications may overlap. Used as part of the Moon Emoji Creep meme.
Samsung’s design once resembled a full moon with stars and previously displayed as a last quarter moon in a night sky with stars.
Last Quarter Moon was approved as part of Unicode 6.0 in 2010 under the name “Last Quarter Moon Symbol” and added to Emoji 1.0 in 2015.
The 🌗 or "Last Quarter Moon" emote depicts a half-moon with the left side in shadow and the right side illuminated. It represents the phase of the moon when it appears as a half-circle in the sky, marking the halfway point between a full moon and a new moon. This phase is associated with reflection, evaluation, and letting go of things that no longer serve us.
- Love & Romance:
"Under the last quarter moon, I feel so in love and romantic. 🌗"
- Determination & Perseverance:
"Even though I'm tired, I'll keep going until I reach my goals. 🌗"
- Excitement & Anticipation:
"I can't wait for the concert tonight! 🌗"