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The new moon.

At 13:27:26 UT Tuesday 28 March 2017
the moon’s phase was

NEW

Time Zone:   

Some factors that go into this equation:

Universal Time is 13.4738888888889 in decimal hours.
The Julian date was 2457840.50273946.
The sun’s ecliptic longitude was 8.06465851857098 degrees.
Its mean anomaly was 83.39378398045 degrees.
The moon’s true longitude was 14.065101874278 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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