CIRCULAR NO: JMT/151/21 October 22, 2021
Rabiul Awwal 15, 1443
The forecast for the Crescent of 1st Rabi ul Aakhar 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 12.16 a.m. on Friday 5th November 2021 i.e. 29th Rabi ul Awwal 1443 A.H.
On Friday 5th November 2021, the age of the New Moon after the Sun has set is:
|Crescent age at Sunset||18 hours 02 minutes|
|Time Duration||42 minutes|
|Crescent Elongation at Sunset||09.58 degrees|
|Moon Altitude at Sunset||08.77 degrees|
|Professor Yallop q parameter||+0.065 (Zone B)|
SIGHTING IS POSSIBLE
The best time to observe the crescent is when the sun is 5 degrees below the horizon at 6.35 p.m., when the crescent will Insha’Allah be 17 degrees South of West, 2 degrees South of where the sun had set.
EXPECT 1st DAY OF RABI UL AAKHAR 1443 AH ON SATURDAY6TH NOVEMBER 2021.