CIRCULAR NO: JMT/178/16
MOON FORECAST – JAMADI-UL-AWWAL 1437 A.H.
The forecast for the Crescent of 1st Jamadi-ul Awwal 1437 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 5.40 p.m. on Monday 8th February 2016 i.e. 28th Rabi ul Aakhar 1437 A.H.
On Tuesday 9th February 2016 the age of the New Moon after the Sun has set is:
|Crescent age at Sunset||25 hours 09 minutes|
|Time Duration||46 minutes|
|Crescent Elongation at Sunset||13.20 degrees|
|Moon Altitude at Sunset||10.13 degrees|
SIGHTING IS POSSIBLE
The best time to observe the crescent is when the sun is 5 degrees below the horizon at 7.05 p.m., when the crescent will Insha’Allah be 8 degrees South of West, 8 degrees North of where the sun had set.
EXPECT 1st JAMADI-UL-AWWAL 1437 ON WEDNESDAY 10TH FEBRUARY 2016