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The new moon.

At 00:23:42 UT Tuesday 28 March 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 2457840.5001.
The sun’s ecliptic longitude was 7.52606455849701 degrees.
Its mean anomaly was 82.85733628037 degrees.
The moon’s true longitude was 6.17197581168158 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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