CIRCULAR NO: JMT/164/19
MOON FORECAST – JAMADI UL AAKHAR 1440 A.H.
The forecast for the Crescent of 1st Jamadi ul Aakhar 1440 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 0.05 a.m. on Tuesday 5th February 2019 i.e. 29th Jamadi ul Awwal 1440 A.H.
On Tuesday 5th February 2019, the age of the New Moon after the Sun has set is:
|Crescent age at Sunset||18 hours 43 minutes|
|Time Duration||33 minutes|
|Crescent Elongation at Sunset||07.90 degrees|
|Moon Altitude at Sunset||07.07 degrees|
SIGHTING IS NOT POSSIBLE
On Wednesday 6th February 2019, the age of the New Moon after the Sun has set is:
|Crescent age at Sunset||42 hours 43 minutes|
|Time Duration||1 hour 16 minutes|
|Crescent Elongation at Sunset||18.68 degrees|
|Moon Altitude at Sunset||17.16 degrees|
SIGHTING IS POSSIBLE
The best time to observe the crescent is when the sun is 5 degrees below the horizon at 7.05 p.m., when the crescent will Insha’Allah be 11 degrees South of West, 6 degrees North of where the sun had set.
EXPECT 1st JAMADI UL AAKHAR 1439 AH ON THURSDAY 7TH FEBRUARY 2019.