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The waning moon.

At 17:20:17 UT Friday 02 March 2018
the waning moon’s phase was

99.34% full

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Some factors that go into this equation:

Universal Time is 17.3547222222222 in decimal hours.
The Julian date was 2458180.49337547.
The sun’s ecliptic longitude was 342.074638171757 degrees.
Its mean anomaly was 57.687618342 degrees.
The moon’s true longitude was 2691.41167966718 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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