moonPhase

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Introduced with Arma 3 version 1.58
  

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Introduced in

Game:
Arma 3
Version:
1.58

Description

Description:
Returns the phase of the in-game Moon on the given date in range 0...1, where 0 - new Moon, 1 - full Moon. According to this command the fullest Moon in Arma 3 at midnight is on setDate [4804,7,13,0,0]; Use Moon Phase Utility to find out date for a mission with desired moon.

Syntax

Syntax:
moonPhase date
Parameters:
date: Array - required date in date format
Return Value:
Number

Examples

Example 1:
_currentMoonPhase = moonPhase date;
Example 2:
// Returns array of dates for given year when moon is at its fullest fnc_fullMoonDates = { private _year = param [0, 2035]; private ["_date", "_phase", "_fullMoonDate"]; private _fullMoonPhase = 1; private _waxing = false; private _fullMoonDates = []; for "_i" from dateToNumber [_year, 1, 1, 0, 0] to dateToNumber [_year, 12, 31, 23, 59] step 1 / 365 do { _date = numberToDate [_year, _i]; _phase = moonPhase _date; call { if (_phase > _fullMoonPhase) exitWith { _waxing = true; _fullMoonDate = _date; }; if (_waxing) exitWith { _waxing = false; _fullMoonDates pushBack _fullMoonDate; }; }; _fullMoonPhase = _phase; }; _fullMoonDates }; //set random full moon date in year 1970 setDate selectRandom (1970 call fnc_fullMoonDates);

Additional Information

Multiplayer:
-
See also:
moonIntensitysunOrMoon

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