CIRCULAR NO: JMT/035/20 January 13, 2020
Jamadi ul Awwal 17, 1441
The forecast for the Crescent of 1st Jamadi 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 00.43 a.m. on Saturday 25th January 2020 i.e. 29th Jamadi ul Awwal 1441 A.H.
On Saturday 25th January 2020, the age of the New Moon after the Sun has set is:
|Crescent age at Sunset||18 hours 5 minutes|
|Time Duration||36 minutes|
|Crescent Elongation at Sunset||08.20 degrees|
|Moon Altitude at Sunset||07.47 degrees|
SIGHTING IS NOT POSSIBLE
On Sunday 26th January 2020, the age of the New Moon after the Sun has set is:
|Crescent age at Sunset||42 hours 5 minutes|
|Time Duration||1 hour 22 minutes|
|Crescent Elongation at Sunset||19.34 degrees|
|Moon Altitude at Sunset||18.20 degrees|
SIGHTING IS POSSIBLE
The best time to observe the crescent is when the sun is 5 degrees below the horizon at 7.06 p.m., when the crescent will Insha’Allah be 15 degrees South of West, 4 degrees North of where the sun had set.
EXPECT 1st DAY OF JAMADI UL AAKHAR 1441 AH ON MONDAY 27TH JANUARY 2020.