CIRCULAR NO: JMT/144/21 September 23, 2021
Safar 15, 1443
The forecast for the Crescent of 1st Rabi ul Awwal 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 2.06 p.m. on Wednesday 6th October 2021 i.e. 28th Safar 1443 A.H.
On Thursday 7th October 2021 the age of the New Moon after the Sun has set is:
|Crescent age at Sunset||28 hours 12 minutes|
|Time Duration||1 hour 04 minutes|
|Crescent Elongation at Sunset||15.24 degrees|
|Moon Altitude at Sunset||14.34 degrees|
|Professor Yallop q parameter||+0.836 (Zone A)|
SIGHTING IS POSSIBLE
The best time to observe the crescent is when the sun is 5 degrees below the horizon at 6.34 p.m., when the crescent will Insha’Allah be 8 degrees South of West, in line with where the sun had set.
EXPECT 1st DAY OF RABI UL AWWAL 1443 AH ON FRIDAY 8TH OCTOBER 2021.