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The waning moon.

At 19:29:50 UT Friday 02 March 2018
the waning moon’s phase was

99.16% full

Time Zone:   

Some factors that go into this equation:

Universal Time is 19.5138888888889 in decimal hours.
The Julian date was 2458180.49158933.
The sun’s ecliptic longitude was 342.1648946424 degrees.
Its mean anomaly was 57.7762923802 degrees.
The moon’s true longitude was 2692.6888035786 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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