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At 05:15:20 UT Tuesday 16 July 2019
the moon’s phase is
is 5.27222222222222 in decimal hours.
The Julian date is 2458681.4954534.
The sun’s ecliptic longitude is 113.403698523008 degrees.
Its mean anomaly is 191.0007320507 degrees.
The moon’s mean longitude is 318.351648 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.)