CIRCULAR NO: JMT/113/21 March 29, 2021
Shabaan 15, 1442
The forecast for the Crescent of 1st Mahe Ramadhan 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 05.32 a.m. on Monday 12th April 2021 i.e. 29th Shabaan 1442 A.H.
On Monday 12th April 2021, the age of the New Moon after the Sun has set is:
|Crescent age at Sunset||12 hours 50 minutes|
|Time Duration||25 minutes|
|Crescent Elongation at Sunset||05.94 degrees|
|Moon Altitude at Sunset||05.15 degrees|
SIGHTING IS NOT POSSIBLE
On Tuesday 13th April 2021, the age of the New Moon after the Sun has set is:
|Crescent age at Sunset||36 hours 50 minutes|
|Time Duration||1 hour 04 minutes|
|Crescent Elongation at Sunset||16.18 degrees|
|Moon Altitude at Sunset||14.37 degrees|
SIGHTING IS POSSIBLE
The best time to observe the crescent is when the sun is 5 degrees below the horizon at 6.39 p.m., when the crescent will Insha’Allah be 14 degrees North of West, 6 degrees North of where the sun had set.
EXPECT 1st DAY OF MAHE RAMADHAN 1442 AH ON WEDNESDAY 14TH APRIL 2021.