CIRCULAR NO: JMT/043/20 March 10, 2020
Rajab 15, 1441
The forecast for the Crescent of 1st Shabaan 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 12.29 p.m. on Tuesday 24th March 2020 i.e. 29th Rajab 1441 A.H.
On Wednesday 25th March 2020, the age of the New Moon after the Sun has set is:
|Crescent age at Sunset||30 hours 2 minutes|
|Time Duration||55 minutes|
|Crescent Elongation at Sunset||13.56 degrees|
|Moon Altitude at Sunset||12.53 degrees|
SIGHTING IS POSSIBLE
The best time to observe the crescent is when the sun is 5 degrees below the horizon at 6.48 p.m., when the crescent will Insha’Allah be 4 degrees North of West, 3 degrees North of where the sun had set.
EXPECT 1st DAY OF SHABAAN 1441 A.H. ON THURSDAY 26TH MARCH 2020.