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At 02:03:29 UT Saturday 22 December 2018
the waxing moon’s phase was
is 2.07472222222222 in decimal hours.
The Julian date was 2458475.49356685.
The sun’s ecliptic longitude was 270.190610631519 degrees.
Its mean anomaly was 347.8260596592 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.)