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The new moon.

At 09:10:11 UT Friday 24 January 2020
the moon was

NEW

 


Some factors that go into this equation:

Universal Time is 9.1863888888889 in decimal hours.
The Julian date was 2458872.50263526.
The sun’s ecliptic longitude was 303.841951154433 degrees.
Its mean anomaly was 20.4057739781 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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