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The waxing moon.

At 02:39:43 UT Thursday 05 October 2017
the waxing moon’s phase was

99.44% full

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Some factors that go into this equation:

Universal Time is 2.6786111111111 in decimal hours.
The Julian date was 2458032.49440318.
The sun’s ecliptic longitude was 192.062761389837 degrees.
Its mean anomaly was 271.20908167516 degrees.
The moon’s true longitude was 723.481926535653 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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