CIRCULAR NO: JMT/124/21 June 28, 2021
Zilkaad 17, 1442
The forecast for the Crescent of 1st Zilhajj 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 4.18 a.m. on Saturday 10th July 2021 i.e. 29th Zilkaad 1442 A.H.
On Saturday 10th July 2021, the age of the New Moon after the Sun has set is:
|Crescent age at Sunset||14 hours 03 minutes|
|Time Duration||27 minutes|
|Crescent Elongation at Sunset||06.85 degrees|
|Moon Altitude at Sunset||05.15 degrees|
SIGHTING IS NOT POSSIBLE
On Sunday 11th July 2021, the age of the New Moon after the Sun has set is:
|Crescent age at Sunset||38 hours 03 minutes|
|Time Duration||1 hour 20 minutes|
|Crescent Elongation at Sunset||17.97 degrees|
|Moon Altitude at Sunset||16.75 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 25 degrees North of West, 3 degrees North of where the sun had set.
EXPECT 1st DAY OF ZILHAJJ 1442 AH ON MONDAY 12TH JULY 2021.