CIRCULAR NO: JMT/137/21 August 24, 2021
Muharram 15, 1443
The forecast for the Crescent of 1st Safar 1443 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 3.53 a.m. on Tuesday 7th September 2021 i.e. 29th Muharram 1443 A.H.
On Tuesday 7th September 2021 the age of the New Moon after the Sun has set is:
|Crescent age at Sunset||14 hours 28 minutes|
|Time Duration||33 minutes|
|Crescent Elongation at Sunset||08.2 degrees|
|Moon Altitude at Sunset||07.1 degrees|
|Professor Yallop q parameter||-0.161 (Zone C)|
SIGHTING IS NOT POSSIBLE
On Wednesday 8th September 2021 the age of the New Moon after the Sun has set is:
|Crescent age at Sunset||38 hours 28 minutes|
|Time Duration||1 hour 24 minutes|
|Crescent Elongation at Sunset||20.34 degrees|
|Moon Altitude at Sunset||19.45 degrees|
|Professor Yallop q parameter||+1.578 (Zone A)|
SIGHTING IS POSSIBLE
The best time to observe the crescent is when the sun is 5 degrees below the horizon at 6.38 p.m., when the crescent will Insha’Allah be 3 degrees North of West, in line with where the sun had set.
EXPECT 1ST DAY OF SAFAR 1443 AH ON THURSDAY 9TH SEPTEMBER 2021.