CIRCULAR NO: JMT/154/21 November 22, 2021
Rabi ul Aakhar 16, 1443
The forecast for the Crescent of 1st Jamadi 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 10.44 a.m. on Saturday 4th December 2021 i.e. 28th Rabi ul Aakhar 1443 A.H.
On Sunday 5th December 2021, the age of the New Moon after the Sun has set is:
|Crescent age at Sunset||31 hours 45 minutes|
|Time Duration||1 hour 23 minutes|
|Crescent Elongation at Sunset||18.00 degrees|
|Moon Altitude at Sunset||17.04 degrees|
|Professor Yallop q parameter||+1.252 (Zone A)|
SIGHTING IS POSSIBLE
The best time to observe the crescent is when the sun is 5 degrees below the horizon at 6.47 p.m., when the crescent will InshaAllah be 26 degrees South of West, 2 degrees North of where the sun had set.
EXPECT 1st DAY OF JAMADI UL AWWAL 1443 AH ON MONDAY 6TH DECEMBER 2021.