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The new moon.

At 14:59:22 UT Saturday 18 November 2017
the moon’s phase was

NEW

Time Zone:   

Some factors that go into this equation:

Universal Time is 15.0061111111111 in decimal hours.
The Julian date was 2458075.5001.
The sun’s ecliptic longitude was 236.500015397955 degrees.
Its mean anomaly was 315.0838390139 degrees.
The moon’s true longitude was 1317.99821663849 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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