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NAMEpom - display the phase of the moon
SYNOPSIS[-d num ] [[[[[cc]yy]mm]dd]HH ]
DESCRIPTIONThe 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.
- Display the phase of the moon for a given time. The format is similar to the canonical representation used by date(1).
AUTHORwas written by Keith E. Brandt.
BUGSTimes must be within range of the UNIX epoch.
NOTESrecognizes 3321 as being within reasonable limits.
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTSThis program is based on algorithms from Practical Astronomy with Your Calculator, Third Edition by Peter Duffett-Smith <firstname.lastname@example.org>.