CIRCULAR NO: JMT/153/18                                                 

MOON FORECAST – SAFAR 1440 A.H.

The forecast for the Crescent of 1st Safar 1440 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 6.48 a.m. on Tuesday 9th October 2018 i.e. 29th Muharram 1440 A.H.
 
On Tuesday 9th October 2018 the age of the New Moon after the Sun has set is:

Sunset 6.16 p.m.
Crescent age at Sunset 11 hours 28 minutes     
Moonset 6.43 p.m.
Time Duration 27 minutes
Crescent Elongation at Sunset      07.08 degrees
Moon Altitude at Sunset 05.67 degrees

SIGHTING IS NOT POSSIBLE

On Wednesday 10th October 2018 the age of the New Moon after the Sun has set is:

Sunset 6.16 p.m.
Crescent age at Sunset 35 hours 28 minutes     
Moonset 7.35 p.m.
Time Duration 1 hour 19 minutes
Cresent Elongation at Sunset      18.80 degrees
Moon Altitude at Sunset 17.99 degrees

SIGHTING IS POSSIBLE

The best time to observe the crescent is when the sun is 5 degrees below the horizon at 6.33 p.m., when the crescent will Insha’Allah be 7 degrees South of West, in line with where the sun had set.
 
EXPECT 1st SAFAR 1440 AH ON THURSDAY 11TH OCTOBER 2018.
 
Secretariat

Please bear with us while the Africa Federation Website undergoes some essential maintenance works.

afedDonateOnline

Join Our Mailing List



The Africa Federation is a member of The World Federation of KSIMC, an NGO in Special Consultative Status with the ECOSOC of the United Nations

© Africa Federation | Site By LMNO.co.uk | SiteMap | feed-image RSS