“I was looking at the Diamir Face in the moonlight,” he recalls.
Throne of my lonely niche, my wealth, my love, my moonlight.
The carnage complete, the killers shouldered their Kalashnikovs, extinguished their headlamps, and receded into the moonlight.
"hold a second job, especially at night," 1957 (implied in moonlighting), from moonlighter (1954), from the notion of working by the light of the moon; see moonlight (n.). Related: Moonlighting. Earlier the word had been used to mean "commit crimes at night" (1882).
To work at a job in addition to one's regular job: a million guys moonlighting, holding a little back (1957+)