easter; da.easter.muf - print the date on which Easter Sunday falls.
easteris a MUF program which calculates and prints the date of Easter Sunday in any year in the Gregorian calendar.
easter expects a single number as its argument stating
the year to calculate easter for. The year must be at least 1583
(the first year for which Easter occurs in the Gregorian Calendar).
The century must be included.
The algorithm used to calculate the date of Easter was taken from Practical Astronomy with your Calculator, by Peter Duffett-Smith.
easter 1996The program returns the result, April 7.