A close collection or group of stars. The word gets it's name from the term 'buck shot', which is a shotgun round that releases a multitude of tiny lead balls upon firing. In the same way, moon shot is very many stars or other heavenly bodies. Sometimes associated with a full moon.
noun; The couple looked up at the glistening sky, admiring the moon shot above them.
verb; The sky was so moon shot that one could see shadows in the dead of night.