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At 04:19:21 UT Tuesday 02 January 2018
the moon’s phase was
is 4.33916666666666 in decimal hours.
The Julian date was 2458121.4999278.
The sun’s ecliptic longitude was 281.734887277627 degrees.
Its mean anomaly was -1.00010684839998 degrees.
The moon’s true longitude was 1902.70859507584 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.)