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POM(6)					 BSD Games Manual				   POM(6)

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 com-
     pletion 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)

AUTHORS
     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>.

BSD					 January 9, 1999				      BSD
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