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The full moon.

At 08:35:33 UT Sunday 12 March 2017
the moon’s phase was

FULL

Time Zone:   

Some factors that go into this equation:

Universal Time is 8.60916666666667 in decimal hours.
The Julian date was 2457825.49932332.
The sun’s ecliptic longitude was 351.960467575414 degrees.
Its mean anomaly was 67.42363875335 degrees.
The moon’s true longitude was 168.979263352752 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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