CIRCULAR NO: JMT/027/19 October 15, 2019
Safar 16, 1441
The forecast for the Crescent of 1st Rabi ul Awwal 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 6.40 a.m. on Monday 28th October 2019 i.e. 29th Safar 1441 A.H.
On Monday 28th October 2019 the age of the New Moon after the Sun has set is:
|Crescent age at Sunset||11 hours 38 minutes|
|Time Duration||28 minutes|
|Crescent Elongation at Sunset||07.00 degrees|
|Moon Altitude at Sunset||05.71 degrees|
SIGHTING IS NOT POSSIBLE
On Tuesday 29th October 2019 the age of the New Moon after the Sun has set is:
|Crescent age at Sunset||35 hours 38 minutes|
|Time Duration||1 hour 25 minutes|
|Crescent Elongation at Sunset||19.48 degrees|
|Moon Altitude at Sunset||18.70 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 15 degrees South of West, in line with where the sun had set.
EXPECT 1st DAY OF RABI UL AWWAL 1441 AH ON WEDNESDAY 30TH OCTOBER 2019.