CIRCULAR NO: JMT/171/22 March 18, 2022
Shabaan 15, 1443
The forecast for the Crescent of 1st Mahe Ramadhan 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 09.25 a.m. on Friday 1st April 2022 i.e. 29th Shabaan 1443 A.H.
On Friday 1st April 2022, the age of the New Moon after the Sun has set is:
|Crescent age at Sunset||9 hours 04 minutes|
|Time Duration||18 minutes|
|Crescent Elongation at Sunset||04.55 degrees|
|Moon Altitude at Sunset||03.88 degrees|
|Professor Yallop q parameter||-0.579 (Zone F)|
SIGHTING IS NOT POSSIBLE
On Saturday 2nd April 2022, the age of the New Moon after the Sun has set is:
|Crescent age at Sunset||33 hours 03 minutes|
|Time Duration||1 hour 01 minutes|
|Crescent Elongation at Sunset||15.69 degrees|
|Moon Altitude at Sunset||13.58 degrees|
|Professor Yallop q parameter||+0.737 (Zone A)|
SIGHTING IS POSSIBLE
The best time to observe the crescent is when the sun is 5 degrees below the horizon at 6.44 p.m., when the crescent will Insha’Allah be 11 degrees North of West, 6 degrees North of where the sun had set.
EXPECT 1st DAY OF MAHE RAMADHAN 1443 AH ON SUNDAY 3RD APRIL 2022.