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The full moon.

At 11:59:52 UT Sunday 12 March 2017
the moon’s phase was

FULL

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Some factors that go into this equation:

Universal Time is 12.0144444444444 in decimal hours.
The Julian date was 2457825.49987511.
The sun’s ecliptic longitude was 352.102107090245 degrees.
Its mean anomaly was 67.56348887999 degrees.
The moon’s true longitude was 170.821473145088 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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