CIRCULAR NO: JMT/185/16
MOON FORECAST – JAMADI UL AAKHAR 1437 A.H.
The forecast for the Crescent of 1st Jamadi ul Aakhar 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 4.56 a.m. on Wednesday 9th March 2016 i.e. 29th Jamadi ul Awwal 1437 A.H.
On Wednesday 9th March 2016 the age of the New Moon after the Sun has set is:
|Crescent age at Sunset||13 hours 44 minutes|
|Time Duration||26 minutes|
|Crescent Elongation at Sunset||07.06 degrees|
|Moon Altitude at Sunset||05.28 degrees|
SIGHTING IS NOT POSSIBLE
On Thursday 10th March 2016 the age of the New Moon after the Sun has set is:
|Crescent age at Sunset||37 hours 43 minutes|
|Time Duration||1 hour 19 minutes|
|Crescent Elongation at Sunset||21.12 degrees|
|Moon Altitude at Sunset||18.03 degrees|
SIGHTING IS POSSIBLE
The best time to observe the crescent is when the sun is 5 degrees below the horizon at 6.55 p.m., when the crescent will Insha’Allah be 5 degrees North of West, 10 degrees North of where the sun had set.
EXPECT 1st JAMADI UL AAKHAR 1437 AH ON FRIDAY 11TH MARCH 2016.