CIRCULAR NO: JMT/103/21 February 01, 2021
Jamadi ul Aakhar 18, 1442
The forecast for the Crescent of 1st Rajab 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 10.07 p.m. on Thursday 11th February 2021, 28th Jamadi ul Aakhar 1442 A.H.
On Friday 12th February 2021, the age of the New Moon after the Sun has set is:
|Crescent age at Sunset||20 hours 42 minutes|
|Time Duration||45 minutes|
|Crescent Elongation at Sunset||10.56 degrees|
|Moon Altitude at Sunset||09.76 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 Insha’Allah be 14 degrees South of West, 1 degree North of where the sun had set.
EXPECT 1ST DAY OF RAJAB 1442 AH ON SATURDAY 13TH FEBRUARY 2021.