CIRCULAR NO: JMT/028/22 December 10, 2022
Jamadi ul Awwal 15, 1444
The forecast for the Crescent of 1st Jamadi ul Aakhar 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 01.18 p.m. on Friday 23rd December 2022 i.e. 28th Jamadi ul Awwal 1444 A.H.
On Saturday 24th December 2022, the age of the New Moon after the Sun has set is:
|Crescent age at Sunset||29 hours 21 minutes|
|Time Duration||1 hour 19 minutes|
|Crescent Elongation at Sunset||16.97 degrees|
|Moon Altitude at Sunset||16.06 degrees|
|Professor Yallop q parameter||+1.102 (Zone A)|
SIGHTING IS POSSIBLE
The best time to observe the crescent is when the sun is 5 degrees below the horizon at 6.56 p.m., when the crescent will InshaAllah be 26 degrees South of West, 1 degree North of where the sun had set.
EXPECT 1st DAY OF JAMADI UL AAKHAR 1444 AH ON SUNDAY 25TH DECEMBER 2022.