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At 21:24:21 UT Thursday 05 October 2017
the moon’s phase was
is 21.4225 in decimal hours.
The Julian date was 2458032.49982203.
The sun’s ecliptic longitude was 192.833263151576 degrees.
Its mean anomaly was 271.97886769734 degrees.
The moon’s true longitude was 734.362032097756 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.)