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At 06:16:52 UT Wednesday 06 September 2017
the moon’s phase will be
is 6.29777777777777 in decimal hours.
The Julian date will be 2458003.4999907.
The sun’s ecliptic longitude will be 163.839380446219 degrees.
Its mean anomaly will be 242.77394259232 degrees.
The moon’s true longitude will be 343.489936000658 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.)