CIRCULAR NO: JMT/78/14
MOON FORECAST – MAHE RAMADHAN 1435 A.H.
The forecast for the Crescent of 1st Mahe Ramadhan 1435 A.H. is as follows: – (Please note that the forecast is based for Dar-es-Salaam and all timings are D’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 11.10 a.m. on Friday 27th June 2014 i.e. 28thShaban 1435 A.H.
On Saturday 28th June 2014 the age of the New Moon after the Sun has set is:
|Crescent age at Sunset||31 hours 10 minutes|
|Time Duration||1 hour 00 minutes|
|Crescent Elongation at Sunset||14.26 degrees|
|Moon Altitude at Sunset||13.05 degrees|
SIGHTING IS POSSIBLE
The best time to observe the crescent is when the sun is 5 degrees below the horizon at 6.36 p.m., when the crescent will Insha’Allah be 18 degrees North of West, 4 degrees South of where the sun had set.
EXPECT 1st MAHE RAMADHAN 1435 AH ON SUNDAY 29TH JUNE 2014