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The waxing moon.

At 07:22:55 UT Tuesday 24 October 2017
the waxing moon’s phase is

18.32% full

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Some factors that go into this equation:

Universal Time is 7.39861111111111 in decimal hours.
The Julian date is 2458050.6832272.
The sun’s ecliptic longitude is 211.10047101491 degrees.
Its mean anomaly is 290.1302254266 degrees.
The moon’s true longitude is 981.788262226152 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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