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The new moon.

At 00:00:00 UT Saturday 25 March 1944
the moon was



Some factors that go into this equation:

Universal Time is 0.0166666666666667 in decimal hours.
The Julian date was 2431174.50416913.
The sun’s ecliptic longitude was 4.220646969212 degrees.
Its mean anomaly was 79.5687087625 degrees.
The moon’s mean longitude was 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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