CIRCULAR NO: JMT/121/21 May 28, 2021
Shawwal 15, 1442
The forecast for the Crescent of 1st Zilkaad 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 1.54 p.m. on Thursday 10th June 2021 i.e. 28th Shawwal 1442 A.H.
On Friday 11th June 2021, the age of the New Moon after the Sun has set is:
|Crescent age at Sunset||28 hours 20 minutes|
|Time Duration||54 minutes|
|Crescent Elongation at Sunset||12.35 degrees|
|Moon Altitude at Sunset||10.75 degrees|
SIGHTING IS POSSIBLE
The best time to observe the crescent is when the sun is 5 degrees below the horizon at 6.33 p.m., when the crescent will InshaAllah be 27 degrees North of West, 4 degrees North of where the sun had set.
EXPECT 1ST DAY OF ZILKAAD 1442 AH ON SATURDAY 12TH JUNE 2021.