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The new moon.

At 17:20:17 UT Saturday 17 March 2018
the moon’s phase was


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Some factors that go into this equation:

Universal Time is 17.3547222222222 in decimal hours.
The Julian date was 2458194.5001.
The sun’s ecliptic longitude was 357.06700120092 degrees.
Its mean anomaly was 72.4723286878 degrees.
The moon’s true longitude was 2879.18672519588 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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