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The new moon.

At 00:23:42 UT Wednesday 26 April 2017
the moon’s phase was

NEW

Time Zone:   

Some factors that go into this equation:

Universal Time is 0.411666666666667 in decimal hours.
The Julian date was 2457869.50358941.
The sun’s ecliptic longitude was 35.992158702757 degrees.
Its mean anomaly was 111.44110961558 degrees.
The moon’s true longitude was 29.1226706699273 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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