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 @@@@|
                            @@@@@@@@@@    @@  \	 New Moon +     
                             @@@@@@@@ @@@@    |	 5 21:12:35
                              @@   . @@@@@@@  |	 First Quarter -
                               @@@   @@@@@@@  |	 1  0:22:43
                             . @@@@   @@@@  o /
                                @@   .       |
                            O    .     o   . /
                               .    .       /
                                  .   .-. /'
                                     `-' /
                              O   .   .-'
                              .    .-'
                               .--'
                         -----'
    

See also: bigcal, globe, xphoon.
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