CIRCULAR NO: JMT/163/15                                                            

MOON FORECAST – MUHARRAM 1437 A.H.

The forecast for the Crescent of 1st Muharram 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 3.07 a.m. on Tuesday 13th October 2015 i.e. 29th Zilhajj 1436 A.H.
 
On Wednesday 14th October 2015 the age of the New Moon after the Sun has set is:

Sunset 6.16 p.m.
Crescent age at Sunset    39 hours 10 minutes    
Moonset 7.29 p.m.
Time Duration 1 hour 12 minutes
Crescent Elongation at Sunset     17.14 degrees
Moon Altitude at Sunset 16.23 degrees

      
SIGHTING IS POSSIBLE

The best time to observe the crescent is when the sun is 5 degrees below the horizon at 6.33 p.m., when the crescent will Insha’Allah be 11 degrees South of West, 2 degrees South of where the sun had set.
 
EXPECT 1st MUHARRAM 1437 ON THURSDAY 15TH OCTOBER 2015
 
 
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