CIRCULAR NO: JMT/156/21 December 20, 2021
J. Awwal 15, 1443
The forecast for the Crescent of 1st Jamadi-ul-Aakhar 1443 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 09.35 p.m. on Sunday 2nd January 2022 i.e. 28th Jamadi-ul-Awwal 1443.
On Monday 3rd January 2022, the age of the New Moon after the Sun has set is:
|Crescent age at Sunset||21 hours 09 minutes|
|Time Duration||56 Minutes|
|Crescent Elongation at Sunset||12.08 degrees|
|Crescent Altitude at Sunset||11.25 degrees|
|Professor Yallop q parameter||+0.402 (Zone A)|
SIGHTING IS POSSIBLE
The best time to observe the crescent is when the sun is 5 degrees below the horizon at 7.01 p.m., when the crescent will Insha’Allah be 25 degrees South of West, 1 degree North of where the sun had set.
EXPECT 1ST DAY OF JAMADI-UL-AAKHAR 1443 ON TUESDAY 4TH JANUARY 2022