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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⟩.