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The new moon.

At 08:24:44 UT Saturday 24 June 2017
the moon’s phase was

NEW

Time Zone:   

Some factors that go into this equation:

Universal Time is 8.4288888888889 in decimal hours.
The Julian date was 2457928.5001.
The sun’s ecliptic longitude was 93.027063493529 degrees.
Its mean anomaly was 169.92356005442 degrees.
The moon’s true longitude was 96.370419104319 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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