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The waxing moon.

At 18:50:39 UT Tuesday 02 June 2020
the moon’s phase is

WAXING GIBBOUS (87.61% full)


Some factors that go into this equation:

Universal Time is 18.8608333333333 in decimal hours.
The Julian date is 2459003.3761195.
The sun’s ecliptic longitude is 72.693850717647 degrees.
Its mean anomaly is 148.937246583 degrees.
The moon’s mean longitude is 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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