CIRCULAR NO: JMT/47/17
MOON FORECAST – JAMADI UL AAKHAR 1438 A.H.
The forecast for the Crescent of 1st Jamadi ul Aakhar 1438 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 5.59 p.m. on Sunday 26th February 2017 i.e. 28th Jamadi ul Awwal 1438 A.H.
On Monday 27th February 2017, the age of the New Moon after the Sun has set is:
|Crescent age at Sunset||24 hours 44 minutes|
|Time Duration||47 minutes|
|Crescent Elongation at Sunset||12.21 degrees|
|Moon Altitude at Sunset||10.35 degrees|
SIGHTING IS POSSIBLE
The best time to observe the crescent is when the sun is 5 degrees below the horizon at 7.00 p.m., when the crescent will Insha’Allah be 4 degrees South of West, 5 degrees North of where the sun had set.
EXPECT 1st JAMADI UL AAKHAR 1438 AH ON TUESDAY 28TH FEBRUARY 2017.