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The new moon.

At 11:45:57 UT Wednesday 26 April 2017
the moon’s phase is

NEW

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Some factors that go into this equation:

Universal Time is 11.7825 in decimal hours.
The Julian date is 2457869.5001.
The sun’s ecliptic longitude is 36.453378270967 degrees.
Its mean anomaly is 111.90809427453 degrees.
The moon’s true longitude is 36.2216226810068 degrees.

These calculations incorporate the switch to the English New Style (N.S.)—i.e., Gregorian— calendar after Wednesday, 02 September 1752; the next day became Thursday, 14 September, skipping eleven days. (Please also note that, while fairly accurate, these calculations remain a bit buggy.)

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