CIRCULAR NO: JMT/160/22 January 18, 2022
Jamadi ul Aakhar 15, 1443
The forecast for the Crescent of 1st Rajab 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 08.47 a.m. on Tuesday 1st February 2022, 29th Jamadi ul Aakhar 1443 A.H.
On Tuesday 1st February 2022, the age of the New Moon after the Sun has set is:
|Crescent age at Sunset||10 hours 02 minutes|
|Time Duration||28 minutes|
|Crescent Elongation at Sunset||06.59 degrees|
|Moon Altitude at Sunset||05.50 degrees|
|Professor Yallop q parameter||-0.355 (Zone F)|
SIGHTING IS NOT POSSIBLE
On Wednesday 2nd February 2022, the age of the New Moon after the Sun has set is:
|Crescent age at Sunset||34 hours 02 minutes|
|Time Duration||1 hour 19 minutes|
|Crescent Elongation at Sunset||18.78 degrees|
|Moon Altitude at Sunset||17.72 degrees|
|Professor Yallop q parameter||+1.318 (Zone A)|
The best time to observe the crescent is when the sun is 5 degrees below the horizon at 7.06 p.m., when the crescent will Insha’Allah be 14 degrees South of West, 4 degrees North of where the sun had set.
EXPECT 1ST DAY OF RAJAB 1443 AH ON THURSDAY 3RD FEBRUARY 2022.