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The waxing moon.

At 02:10:30 UT Tuesday 16 July 2019
the moon’s phase was

WAXING GIBBOUS (99.36% full)


Some factors that go into this equation:

Universal Time is 2.19166666666667 in decimal hours.
The Julian date was 2458681.49356045.
The sun’s ecliptic longitude was 113.281336341893 degrees.
Its mean anomaly was 190.874217824 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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