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At 17:19:32 UT Thursday 20 September 2018
the waxing moon’s phase is
is 17.3422222222222 in decimal hours.
The Julian date is 2458382.3269925.
The sun’s ecliptic longitude is 177.69181772647 degrees.
Its mean anomaly is 256.7878709741 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.)