CIRCULAR NO: JMT/032/19 December 12, 2019
R. Aakhar 15, 1441
The forecast for the Crescent of 1st Jamadi-ul-Awwal is as follows: – (Please note that the forecast is based for Dar-es-Salaam and all timings are Dar-es-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 08.14 a.m. on Thursday 26th December 2019 i.e. 29th Rabi-ul-Aakhar 1441 A.H.
On Thursday 26th December, the age of the New Moon after the Sun has set is:
|Crescent age at Sunset||10 hours 27 minutes|
|Time Duration||19 Minutes|
|Crescent Elongation at Sunset||04.32 degrees|
|Crescent Altitude at Sunset||03.62 degrees|
SIGHTING IS NOT POSSIBLE
On Friday 27th December, the age of the New Moon after the Sun has set is:
|Crescent age at Sunset||34 hours 27 minutes|
|Time Duration||1 hour 13 minutes|
|Crescent Elongation at Sunset||16.32 degrees|
|Crescent Altitude at Sunset||15.44 degrees|
SIGHTING IS POSSIBLE
The best time to observe the crescent is when the sun is 5 degrees below the horizon at 6.58 p.m., when the crescent will Insha’Allah be 22 degrees South of West, 2 degrees North of where the sun had set.
EXPECT 1ST DAY OF JAMADI-UL-AWWAL 1441 ON SATURDAY 28TH DECEMBER 2019