CIRCULAR NO: JMT/058/20 July 08, 2020
Zilkaad 16, 1441
The forecast for the Crescent of 1st Zilhajj 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 8.34 p.m. on Monday 20th July 2020 i.e. 28th Zilkaad 1441 A.H.
On Tuesday 21st July 2020, the age of the New Moon after the Sun has set is:
|Crescent age at Sunset||21 hours 50 minutes|
|Time Duration||49 minutes|
|Crescent Elongation at Sunset||11.27 degrees|
|Moon Altitude at Sunset||10.24 degrees|
SIGHTING IS POSSIBLE
The best time to observe the crescent is when the sun is 5 degrees below the horizon at 6.41 p.m., when the crescent will Insha’Allah be 22 degrees North of West, 3 degrees North of where the sun had set.
EXPECT 1st DAY OF ZILHAJJ 1441 AH ON WEDNESDAY 22ND JULY 2020.