CIRCULAR NO: JMT/045/20 April 09, 2020
Shabaan 15, 1441
The forecast for the Crescent of 1st Mahe Ramadhan 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 05.27 a.m. on Thursday 23rd April 2020 i.e. 29th Shabaan 1441 A.H.
On Thursday 23rd April 2020, the age of the New Moon after the Sun has set is:
|Crescent age at Sunset||12 hours 51 minutes|
|Time Duration||26 minutes|
|Crescent Elongation at Sunset||06.19 degrees|
|Moon Altitude at Sunset||05.44 degrees|
SIGHTING IS NOT POSSIBLE
On Friday 24th April 2020, the age of the New Moon after the Sun has set is:
|Crescent age at Sunset||36 hours 51 minutes|
|Time Duration||1 hour 08 minutes|
|Crescent Elongation at Sunset||16.42 degrees|
|Moon Altitude at Sunset||14.95 degrees|
SIGHTING IS POSSIBLE
The best time to observe the crescent is when the sun is 5 degrees below the horizon at 6.35 p.m., when the crescent will Insha’Allah be 17 degrees North of West, 4 degrees North of where the sun had set.
EXPECT 1st DAY OF MAHE RAMADHAN 1441 AH ON SATURDAY 25TH APRIL 2020.