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NAME

     pom - display the phase of the moon

SYNOPSIS

     pom [[[[[[cc]yy]mm]dd]HH]]

DESCRIPTION

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

     [[[[[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

     pom 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).

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

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