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The waxing moon.

At 17:20:17 UT Monday 16 April 2018
the waxing moon’s phase was

0.51% full

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Some factors that go into this equation:

Universal Time is 17.3547222222222 in decimal hours.
The Julian date was 2458224.50513993.
The sun’s ecliptic longitude was 26.683198394432 degrees.
Its mean anomaly was 102.0417493794 degrees.
The moon’s true longitude was 3274.90565464287 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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