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The full moon.

At 16:26:12 UT Friday 27 July 2018
the moon’s phase will be


Time Zone:   

Some factors that go into this equation:

Universal Time is 16.4533333333333 in decimal hours.
The Julian date will be 2458327.49976274.
The sun’s ecliptic longitude will be 124.57502091545 degrees.
Its mean anomaly will be 202.5407609152 degrees.
The moon’s true longitude will be 4622.8098059938 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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