CIRCULAR NO: JMT/118/21 April 28, 2021
Mahe Ramadhan 15, 1442
The forecast for the Crescent of 1st Shawwal 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 10.01 p.m. on Tuesday 11th May 2021 i.e. 28th Mahe Ramadhan 1442 A.H.
On Wednesday 12th May 2021, the age of the New Moon after the Sun has set is:
|Crescent age at Sunset||20 hours 14 minutes|
|Time Duration||34 minutes|
|Crescent Elongation at Sunset||08.31 degrees|
|Moon Altitude at Sunset||07.17 degrees|
SIGHTING IS NOT POSSIBLE
On Thursday 13th May 2021, the age of the New Moon after the Sun has set is:
|Crescent age at Sunset||44 hours 13 minutes|
|Time Duration||1 hour 20 minutes|
|Crescent Elongation at Sunset||19.17 degrees|
|Moon Altitude at Sunset||16.76 degrees|
SIGHTING IS POSSIBLE
The best time to observe the crescent is when the sun is 5 degrees below the horizon at 6.31 p.m., when the crescent will Insha’Allah be 25 degrees North of West, 7 degrees North of where the sun had set.
EXPECT 1ST DAY OF SHAWWAL 1442 AH ON FRIDAY 14TH MAY 2021.