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The new moon.

At 08:35:33 UT Wednesday 26 April 2017
the moon’s phase was

NEW

Time Zone:   

Some factors that go into this equation:

Universal Time is 8.60916666666667 in decimal hours.
The Julian date was 2457869.5001.
The sun’s ecliptic longitude was 36.324674579494 degrees.
Its mean anomaly was 111.77776979074 degrees.
The moon’s true longitude was 34.2357464780586 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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