CIRCULAR NO: JMT/130/21 July 27, 2021
Zilhajj 16, 1442
The forecast for the Crescent of 1st Muharram 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 4.51 p.m. on Sunday 8th August 2021 i.e. 28th Zilhajj 1442 A.H.
On Monday 9th August 2021, the age of the New Moon after the Sun has set is:
|Crescent age at Sunset||25 hours 34 minutes|
|Time Duration||56 minutes|
|Crescent Elongation at Sunset||13 degrees|
|Moon Altitude at Sunset||12 degrees|
|Professor Yallop q parameter||+0.483 (Zone A)|
SIGHTING IS POSSIBLE
The best time to observe the crescent is when the sun is 5 degrees below the horizon at 6.41 p.m., when the crescent will Insha’Allah be 17 degrees North of West, 2 degrees North of where the sun had set.
EXPECT 1ST DAY OF MUHARRAM 1443 AH ON TUESDAY 10TH AUGUST 2021.