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NAME

pom - display the phase of the moon  

SYNOPSIS

[-d num ] [[[[[cc]yy]mm]dd]HH ]  

DESCRIPTION

The utility displays the current phase of the moon. Useful for selecting software completion target dates and predicting managerial behavior.

[-d num]
Display the percentage with num decimals (within reasonable limits). The default is to display an integer percentage.

[[[[[cc]yy]mm]dd]HH]
Display the phase of the moon for a given time. The format is similar to the canonical representation used by date(1).

 

SEE ALSO

date(1)  

AUTHOR

was written by Keith E. Brandt.  

BUGS

Times must be within range of the UNIX epoch.

This program does not allow for the difference between the TDT and UTC timescales (about one minute at the time of writing).  

NOTES

recognizes 3321 as being within reasonable limits.  

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

This program is based on algorithms from Practical Astronomy with Your Calculator, Third Edition by Peter Duffett-Smith <pjds@mrao.cam.ac.uk>.


 

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NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
SEE ALSO
AUTHOR
BUGS
NOTES
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS