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The new moon.

At 08:56:27 UT Wednesday 07 November 2018
the moon’s phase was

NEW

Time Zone:   

Some factors that go into this equation:

Universal Time is 8.95750000000001 in decimal hours.
The Julian date was 2458429.50101914.
The sun’s ecliptic longitude was 224.930697787736 degrees.
Its mean anomaly was 303.7545949435 degrees.
The moon’s mean longitude was 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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