CIRCULAR NO: JMT/167/22 February 17, 2022
Rajab 15, 1443
The forecast for the Crescent of 1st Shabaan 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 8.36 p.m. on Wednesday 2nd March 2022, 28th Rajab 1443 A.H.
On Thursday 3rd March 2022 the age of the New Moon after the Sun has set is:
|Crescent age at Sunset||22 hours 7 minutes|
|Time Duration||48 minutes|
|Crescent Elongation at Sunset||13.61 degrees|
|Moon Altitude at Sunset||10.69 degrees|
|Professor Yallop q parameter||+0.299 (Zone A)|
SIGHTING IS POSSIBLE
The best time to observe the crescent is when the sun is 5 degrees below the horizon at 6.58 p.m., when the crescent will Insha’Allah be 5 degrees South of West, 2 degrees North of where the sun had set.
EXPECT 1st DAY OF SHABAAN 1443 A.H. ON FRIDAY 4TH MARCH 2022.