CIRCULAR NO: JMT/053/20 June 06, 2020
Shawwal 14, 1441
The forecast for the Crescent of 1st Zilkaad 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 9.42 a.m. on Sunday 21st June 2020 i.e. 29th Shawwal 1441 A.H.
On Sunday 21st June 2020, the age of the New Moon after the Sun has set is:
|Crescent age at Sunset||8 hours 34 minutes|
|Time Duration||15 minutes|
|Crescent Elongation at Sunset||03.42 degrees|
|Moon Altitude at Sunset||02.66 degrees|
SIGHTING IS NOT POSSIBLE
On Monday 22nd June 2020, the age of the New Moon after the Sun has set is:
|Crescent age at Sunset||32 hours 35 minutes|
|Time Duration||1 hour 11 minutes|
|Crescent Elongation at Sunset||15.67 degrees|
|Moon Altitude at Sunset||14.52 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 InshaAllah be 26 degrees North of West, 3 degrees North of where the sun had set.
EXPECT 1st DAY OF ZILKAAD 1441 AH ON TUESDAY 23RD JUNE 2020.