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The new moon.

At 22:52:25 UT Saturday 18 November 2017
the moon’s phase was

NEW

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Some factors that go into this equation:

Universal Time is 22.8902777777778 in decimal hours.
The Julian date was 2458075.5020077.
The sun’s ecliptic longitude was 236.831493209593 degrees.
Its mean anomaly was 315.4076310153 degrees.
The moon’s true longitude was 1321.96774817736 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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