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The new moon.

At 22:24:40 UT Friday 05 April 2019
the moon’s phase was

NEW

Time Zone:   

Some factors that go into this equation:

Universal Time is 22.4277777777778 in decimal hours.
The Julian date was 2458578.50315581.
The sun’s ecliptic longitude was 15.85244894545 degrees.
Its mean anomaly was 91.1692570317 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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