CIRCULAR NO: JMT/093/20 December 01, 2020
Rabi ul Aakhar 15, 1442
The forecast for the Crescent of 1st Jamadi ul Awwal 1442 A.H. 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 should make necessary adjustments depending upon the time of sunset).
The birth of the Astronomical New Moon is at 07.18 p.m. on Monday 14th December 2020 i.e. 28th Rabi ul Aakhar 1442 A.H.
On Tuesday 15th December 2020, the age of the New Moon after the Sun has set is:
|Crescent age at Sunset||23 hours 16 minutes|
|Time Duration||56 minutes|
|Crescent Elongation at Sunset||12.19 degrees|
|Moon Altitude at Sunset||11.26 degrees|
SIGHTING IS POSSIBLE
The best time to observe the crescent is when the sun is 5 degrees below the horizon at 6.52 p.m., when the crescent will InshaAllah be 24 degrees South of West, in line with where the sun had set.
EXPECT 1st DAY OF JAMADI UL AWWAL 1442 AH ON WEDNESDAY 16TH DECEMBER 2020.