CIRCULAR NO: JMT/031/19 November 13, 2019
Rabiul Awwal 15, 1441
The forecast for the Crescent of 1st Rabi ul Aakhar 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 6.07 a.m. on Tuesday 26th November 2019 i.e. 28th Rabi ul Awwal 1441 A.H.
On Wednesday 27th November 2019, the age of the New Moon after the Sun has set is:
|Crescent age at Sunset||24 hours 18 minutes|
|Time Duration||54 minutes|
|Crescent Elongation at Sunset||12.19 degrees|
|Moon Altitude at Sunset||11.37 degrees|
SIGHTING IS POSSIBLE
The best time to observe the crescent is when the sun is 5 degrees below the horizon at 6.43 p.m., when the crescent will Insha’Allah be 20 degrees South of West, 2 degrees North of where the sun had set.
EXPECT 1st DAY OF RABI UL AAKHAR 1441 AH ON THURSDAY 28TH NOVEMBER 2019.