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The new moon.

At 11:51:49 UT Sunday 26 February 2017
the moon’s phase was

NEW

Time Zone:   

Some factors that go into this equation:

Universal Time is 11.8802777777778 in decimal hours.
The Julian date was 2457810.5001.
The sun’s ecliptic longitude was 338.071991530356 degrees.
Its mean anomaly was 53.75891584806 degrees.
The moon’s true longitude was 336.382398661099 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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