CIRCULAR NO: JMT/144/15                                         

MOON FORECAST – MAHE RAMADHAN 1436

The forecast for the Crescent of 1st Mahe Ramadhan 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 in the West should make necessary adjustments depending upon the time of sunset).
 
The birth of the Astronomical New Moon is at 5.06 p.m. on Tuesday 16th June 2015 i.e. 28th Shabaan 1436 A.H.
 
On Wednesday 17th June, the age of the New Moon after the Sun has set is:

Sunset 6.15 p.m.
Crescent Age at Sunset   25 hours 09 minutes    
Moonset 7.11 p.m.
Time Duration 55 minutes
Crescent Elongation at Sunset   12.55 degrees
Crescent Altitude at Sunset 11.48 degrees


SIGHTING IS POSSIBLE

The best time to observe the crescent is when the sun is 5 degrees below the horizon at 6.34 p.m., when the crescent will Insha’Allah be 20 degrees North of West, 3 degrees south of where the sun had set.
 
EXPECT 1ST MAHE RAMADHAN 1436 A.H. ON THURSDAY 18TH JUNE 2015.
 
 

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