CIRCULAR NO: JMT/225/13 

The forecast for the Crescent of 1st Jamadi-ul-Aakhar 1434 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 12.36 p.m. on Wednesday 10th April 2013 i.e. 28th Jamadi ul Awwal 1434 A.H.

On Thursday 11th April 2013 the age of the New Moon after the Sun has set is:

Sunset 6.23 p.m.
Crescent age at Sunset     29 hours 48 minutes    
Moonset 7.11 p.m.
Time Duration 48 minutes
Crescent Elongation at Sunset     13.37 degrees
Moon Altitude at Sunset 10.24 degrees

SIGHTING IS POSSIBLE

The best time to observe the crescent is when the sun is 5 degrees below the horizon at 6.40 p.m., when the crescent will Insha'Allah be 16 degrees North of West, 8 degrees North of where the sun had set.

EXPECT 1st JAMADI-UL-AAKHAR 1434 ON FRIDAY 12TH APRIL 2013

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