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The new moon.

At 11:06:42 UT Tuesday 09 October 2018
the moon’s phase was

NEW

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Some factors that go into this equation:

Universal Time is 11.1283333333333 in decimal hours.
The Julian date was 2458400.50129964.
The sun’s ecliptic longitude was 196.12129290384 degrees.
Its mean anomaly was 275.2599747806 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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