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The waxing moon.

At 17:43:32 UT Friday 20 April 2018
the waxing moon’s phase is

26.03% full

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Some factors that go into this equation:

Universal Time is 17.7422222222222 in decimal hours.
The Julian date is 2458228.76026909.
The sun’s ecliptic longitude is 30.609650868715 degrees.
Its mean anomaly is 106.0002529029 degrees.
The moon’s true longitude is 3331.95934372974 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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