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The new moon.

At 14:24:47 UT Monday 16 April 2018
the moon’s phase was

NEW

Time Zone:   

Some factors that go into this equation:

Universal Time is 14.4297222222222 in decimal hours.
The Julian date was 2458224.5033604.
The sun’s ecliptic longitude was 26.563906200175 degrees.
Its mean anomaly was 101.9216236078 degrees.
The moon’s true longitude was 3273.21033469568 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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