CIRCULAR NO: JMT/024/19 September 16, 2019
Muharram 16, 1441
The forecast for the Crescent of 1st Safar 1441 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 9.27 p.m. on Saturday 28th September i.e. 28th Muharram 1441 A.H.
On Sunday 29th September 2019 the age of the New Moon after the Sun has set is:
|Crescent age at Sunset||20 hours 51 minutes|
|Time Duration||51 minutes|
|Crescent Elongation at Sunset||12.29 degrees|
|Moon Altitude at Sunset||11.45 degrees|
SIGHTING IS POSSIBLE
The best time to observe the crescent is when the sun is 5 degrees below the horizon at 6.34 p.m., when the crescent will Insha’Allah be 2 degrees North of West, 2 degrees North of where the sun had set.
EXPECT 1st DAY OF SAFAR 1441 AH ON MONDAY 30TH SEPTEMBER 2019.