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The waxing moon.

At 18:38:41 UT Saturday 20 October 2018
the waxing moon’s phase is

84.69% full

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Some factors that go into this equation:

Universal Time is 18.6613888888889 in decimal hours.
The Julian date is 2458412.34685828.
The sun’s ecliptic longitude is 207.342750258052 degrees.
Its mean anomaly is 286.4114680464 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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