CIRCULAR NO: JMT/115/15
MOON FORECAST – JAMADI UL AWWAL 1436 A.H.
The forecast for the Crescent of 1st Jamadi ul Awwal 1436 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 2.48 a.m. on Thursday 19th February 2015 i.e. 29th Rabiul Aakhar 1436 A.H.
On Thursday 19th February 2015 the age of the New Moon after the Sun has set is:
|Crescent age at Sunset||15 hours 58 minutes|
|Time Duration||26 minutes|
|Crescent Elongation at Sunset||09.07 degrees|
|Moon Altitude at Sunset||05.26 degrees|
SIGHTING IS NOT POSSIBLE
On Friday 20th February 2015 the age of the New Moon after the Sun has set is:
|Crescent age at Sunset||39 hours 58 minutes|
|Time Duration||1 hour 20 minutes|
|Crescent Elongation at Sunset||22.53 degrees|
|Moon Altitude at Sunset||18.18 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 1 degree North of West, 13 degrees North of where the sun had set.
EXPECT 1st JAMADI UL AWWAL 1436 AH ON SATURDAY 21ST FEBRUARY 2015