phoon - show the PHase of the mOON

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Phoon displays the phase of the moon, either currently or at a specified date / time. Unlike other such programs, which just tell you how long since first quarter or something like that, phoon shows you the phase with a cute little picture. You can vary the size of the picture with the -l flag, but only some sizes have pictures defined - other sizes use @'s.

Sample output (HTMLized via texttohtml):


                 .------
             .--'  o   
          .-'   .    O
       .-'@   @@@@@@@ 
      /@@@  @@@@@@@@@
    ./    o @@@@@@@@@
   /@@  o   @@@@@@@@@
  /@@@@   .   @@@@@@@
  |@@@@@            
 /@@@@@  O  `.-./  .	 Last Quarter + 
 | @@@@    --`-'    	 0 22:27:37
 |@ @@@        `    	 New Moon -     
 |       @@  @      	 6 10:15:58
 \  . @        @@@  
  |      @@   @@@@@ 
  \     @@@@  @\@@   
   \  o  @@     \ \  
    `\     .    .\.-.
      \           `-'
       `-.   o   / |  
          `-.   /     
             `--.      
                 `------
    

See also: bigcal, globe, xphoon.
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