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The waxing moon.

At 14:53:42 UT Monday 01 June 2020
the moon’s phase is

WAXING GIBBOUS (77.18% full)

 


Some factors that go into this equation:

Universal Time is 14.9116666666667 in decimal hours.
The Julian date is 2459002.27181331.
The sun’s ecliptic longitude is 71.578681678392 degrees.
Its mean anomaly is 147.789412323 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.)

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