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At 00:01:27 UT Thursday 05 October 2017
the waxing moon’s phase will be
is 0.0408333333333334 in decimal hours.
The Julian date will be 2458032.49242246.
The sun’s ecliptic longitude will be 191.954358459391 degrees.
Its mean anomaly will be 271.10075172961 degrees.
The moon’s true longitude will be 721.966619140651 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.)