Moon Phases

Determination of lunar phases and checking for eclipses

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Input: year and local time-UT[h]
Output: phases of the Moon and time of lunar eclipses are specified.
References:
Montenbruck O., Pfleger T.; Astronomy on the Personal Computer; Springer Verlag, Heidelberg; 4th edition (2000).
Meeus J., "Astronomical Algorithms," Willmann-Bell, Richmond, Virginia, 2nd edition (1998).

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Meysam Mahooti (2023). Moon Phases (https://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/fileexchange/55270-moon-phases), MATLAB Central File Exchange. Retrieved .

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Created with R2012b
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Version Published Release Notes
2.1.1

It was revised on 2022-10-02.

2.1.0.0

The DE436 full matrix is added.

2.0.0.0

ETminUT.m is updated to cover more years considering you are using DE430Coeff.mat full matrix from https://www.researchgate.net/publication/331821512_JPL_Planetary_and_Lunar_Ephemerides_DE430_full_MATLAB_matrix

1.1.0.0

ETminUT.m is revised and JPL Development Ephemeris (DE430) are used for computation of the Sun and the Moon positions in PhasesFunc.m.

1.0.0.0

Revised on 2017-03-05.
The image is added.