Crescent Visibility Report for Thul Hijjah 1442 AH

In the Name of God, The Most Gracious, The Most Merciful.

Crescent Visibility  Report for Thul Hijjah 1442 AH (Saturday 10th July 2021) (29th of Dhu al-Qidah 1442) Oman date Based on settings*

* Settings:-

The geocentric conjunction (Geocentric New Moon) (First light touch) will occur InShaAllah on (Saturday 10th July 2021) at 05:25 UTC+4 / 01:25 UTC.

– OMAN Muscat, Long: 58:35:36.0, Lat: 23:36:48.0, Ele:21.0, Zone:4.00

– OMAN Muscat, Long: 58:35:36.0, Lat: 23:36:48.0, Ele:21.0, Zone:4.00

Timing: (10th/07/2021) @18:00:00Sun Moon 
Rise05:26:4405:26:42
Transit12:11:5212:28:55
Set18:56:5119:29:29
Azimuth (Degree)@18:00289° 31.083′289°  45.503′
Altitude (Degree)@18:0011°  6.575′17°  16.038′

Age of Moon: Waxing Crescent (Hilal) at sunset : ~ 0.53 days old. = 12.72 hrs

Set Time difference : ~33minutes

Based on the Astronomical data report, the Sun sets at 6:56 Pm UTC+4 @ (294° 40’ W), and 7:29 pm @ (297°  4′ W) for the Moon which makes out only around 33 minutes before each set below the Horizon. It is therefore possible to sight the Crescent on this day in Oman by using opticals aids. Subject to atmospheric conditions.

Please note that this technical report is for sighting purposes only and does not involve in any official declaration of the month, please follow the government announcement in your country.

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One response to “Crescent Visibility Report for Thul Hijjah 1442 AH

  1. It was reported as seen by others, but no further details. Sighting attempted by me using 10×50 binoculars but with negative results. Sighting location, Muscat South Muwaleh area. Atmospheric conditions scattered clouds with haze at the sunset horizon.

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