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The full moon.

At 16:37:48 UT Thursday 05 October 2017
the moon’s phase was

FULL

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Some factors that go into this equation:

Universal Time is 16.6466666666667 in decimal hours.
The Julian date was 2458032.49991365.
The sun’s ecliptic longitude was 192.636911000063 degrees.
Its mean anomaly was 271.78273071815 degrees.
The moon’s true longitude was 731.57204644637 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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