CIRCULAR NO: JMT/005/22 August 16, 2022
Muharram 17, 1444
The forecast for the Crescent of 1st Safar 1444 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 11.18 a.m. on Saturday 27th August 2022 i.e. 28th Muharram 1444 A.H.
On Sunday 28th August 2022, the age of the New Moon after the Sun has set is:
|Crescent age at Sunset||31 hours 06 minutes|
|Time Duration||1 hour 01 minutes|
|Crescent Elongation at Sunset||14.61 degrees|
|Moon Altitude at Sunset||13.81 degrees|
|Professor Yallop q parameter||+0.716 (Zone A)|
SIGHTING IS POSSIBLE
The best time to observe the crescent is when the sun is 5 degrees below the horizon at 6.40 p.m., when the crescent will Insha’Allah be 9 degrees North of West, in line with where the sun had set.
EXPECT 1ST DAY OF SAFAR 1444 AH ON MONDAY 29TH AUGUST 2022.