CIRCULAR NO: JMT/03/16
MOON FORECAST – MAHE RAMADHAN 1437 A.H.
The forecast for the Crescent of 1st Mahe Ramadhan 1437 A.H. is as follows: - (Please note that the forecast is based for Dar-es-Salaam and all timings are D’Salaam local time, other towns in the West should make necessary adjustments depending upon the time of sunset).
The birth of the Astronomical New Moon is at 6.01 a.m. on Sunday 5th June 2016 i.e. 29th Shaban 1437 A.H.
On Sunday 5th June 2016 the age of the New Moon after the Sun has set is:
|Crescent age at Sunset||12 hours 13 minutes|
|Time Duration||31 minutes|
|Crescent Elongation at Sunset||07.42 degrees|
|Moon Altitude at Sunset||06.16 degrees|
SIGHTING IS NOT POSSIBLE
On Monday 6th June 2016 the age of the New Moon after the Sun has set is:
|Crescent age at Sunset||36 hours 13 minutes|
|Time Duration||1 hour 30 minutes|
|Crescent Elongation at Sunset||20.10 degrees|
|Moon Altitude at Sunset||19.25 degrees|
SIGHTING IS POSSIBLE
The best time to observe the crescent is when the sun is 5 degrees below the horizon at 6.32 p.m., when the crescent will inshaaAllah be 22 degrees North of West, 1 degree South of where the sun had set.
EXPECT 1st MAHE RAMADHAN 1437 AH ON TUESDAY 7TH JUNE 2016