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The new moon.

At 17:50:50 UT Wednesday 13 June 2018
the moon’s phase was

NEW

Time Zone:   

Some factors that go into this equation:

Universal Time is 17.8638888888889 in decimal hours.
The Julian date was 2458282.5001.
The sun’s ecliptic longitude was 82.677774515588 degrees.
Its mean anomaly was 159.2302068323 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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