CIRCULAR NO: JMT/107/21 March 01, 2021
Rajab 16, 1442
The forecast for the Crescent of 1st Shabaan 1442 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 should make necessary adjustments depending upon the time of sunset).
The birth of the Astronomical New Moon is at 1.22 p.m. on Saturday 13th March 2021, 28th Rajab 1442 A.H.
On Sunday 14th March 2021 the age of the New Moon after the Sun has set is:
|Crescent age at Sunset||25 hours 14 minutes|
|Time Duration||55 minutes|
|Crescent Elongation at Sunset||13.72 degrees|
|Moon Altitude at Sunset||12.63 degrees|
SIGHTING IS POSSIBLE
The best time to observe the crescent is when the sun is 5 degrees below the horizon at 6.53 p.m., when the crescent will Insha’Allah be exactly due West, 3 degrees North of where the sun had set.
EXPECT 1st DAY OF SHABAAN 1442 A.H. ON MONDAY 15TH MARCH 2021.