CIRCULAR NO: JMT/097/20 December 30, 2020
Jamadi ul Awwal 15, 1442
The forecast for the Crescent of 1st Jamadi ul Aakhar1442 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 08.01 a.m. on Wednesday 13th January 2021 i.e. 29th Jamadi ul Awwal 1442 A.H.
On Wednesday 13th January 2021, the age of the New Moon after the Sun has set is:
|Crescent age at Sunset||10 hours 45 minutes|
|Time Duration||25 minutes|
|Crescent Elongation at Sunset||05.70 degrees|
|Moon Altitude at Sunset||04.84 degrees|
SIGHTING IS NOT POSSIBLE
On Thursday 14th January 2021, the age of the New Moon after the Sun has set is:
|Crescent age at Sunset||34 hours 45 minutes|
|Time Duration||1 hour 20 minutes|
|Crescent Elongation at Sunset||17.94 degrees|
|Moon Altitude at Sunset||17.14 degrees|
SIGHTING IS POSSIBLE
The best time to observe the crescent is when the sun is 5 degrees below the horizon at 7.04 p.m., when the crescent will InshaAllah be 20 degrees South of West, 2 degrees North of where the sun had set.
EXPECT 1ST DAY OF JAMADI UL AAKHAR 1442 AH ON FRIDAY 15TH JANUARY 2021.