The forecast for the Crescent of 1st Jamadi-ul-Awwal is as follows: – (Please note that the forecast is based for Dar-es-Salaam and all timings are Dar-es-Salaam local time, other towns in the West should make necessary adjustments depending upon the time of sunset).
The birth of the Astronomical New Moon is at 4.29 a.m. on Sunday 6th January 2019 i.e. 29thRabi-ul-Aakhar 1440 A.H.
On Sunday 6th January, the age of the New Moon after the Sun has set is:
|Crescent age at Sunset||14 hours 15 minutes|
|Time Duration||23 Minutes|
|Crescent Elongation at Sunset||05.67 degrees|
|Crescent Altitude at Sunset||04.63 degrees|
SIGHTING IS NOT POSSIBLE
On Monday 7th January, the age of the New Moon after the Sun has set is:
|Crescent age at Sunset||38 hours 15 minutes|
|Time Duration||1 hour 11 Minutes|
|Crescent Elongation at Sunset||16.56 degrees|
|Crescent Altitude at Sunset||15.32 degrees|
SIGHTING IS POSSIBLE
The best time to observe the crescent is when the sun is 5 degrees below the horizon at 7.02 p.m., when the crescent will Insha’Allah be 19 degrees South of West, 5 degrees North of where the sun had set.
EXPECT 1ST JAMADI-UL-AWWAL 1440 ON TUESDAY 8TH JANUARY 2019