CIRCULAR NO: JMT/186/22 May 17, 2022
Shawwal 15, 1443
The forecast for the Crescent of 1st Zilkaad 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 2.31 p.m. on Monday 30th May 2022 i.e. 28th Shawwal 1443 A.H.
On Tuesday 31st May 2022, the age of the New Moon after the Sun has set is:
|Crescent age at Sunset||27 hours 42 minutes|
|Time Duration||49 minutes|
|Crescent Elongation at Sunset||12.13 degrees|
|Moon Altitude at Sunset||09.71 degrees|
|Professor Yallop q parameter||+0.222 (Zone A)|
SIGHTING IS POSSIBLE
The best time to observe the crescent is when the sun is 5 degrees below the horizon at 6.31 p.m., when the crescent will InshaAllah be 27 degrees North of West, 6 degrees North of where the sun had set.
EXPECT 1ST DAY OF ZILKAAD 1443 AH ON WEDNESDAY 1ST JUNE 2022.