Crescent Visibility Report for Thul Hijjah 1443 AH

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

Crescent Visibility  Report for Thul Hijjah 1443 AH (Wednesday 29th June 2022) (29th of Dhu al-Qidah 1443) Oman date Based on settings*

* Settings:-

The geocentric conjunction (Geocentric New Moon) (First light touch) will occur InShaAllah on (Wednesday 29th June 2022) at 07:01 UTC+4 / 03:01 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: (29th/06/2022) @18:30:00Sun Moon 
Rise05:22:3905:16:45
Transit12:09:5712:22:03
Set18:57:5719:27:27
Azimuth (Degree)@18:30293° 14.219′294°  27.030′
Altitude (Degree)@18:305°  0.101′10°  32.892′

Age of Moon: Waxing Crescent (Hilal) at sunset : ~ 0.50 days old. = 12 hrs

Set Time difference : ~29minutes

Based on the Astronomical data report, the Sun sets at 6:57 Pm UTC+4 @ (294° 14’ WNW), and 7:27 pm @ (294°  27′ WNW) for the Moon which makes out only around 29 minutes before each set below the Horizon. It is therefore possible to sight the Crescent on this day in Oman by using optical aids. Subject to atmospheric conditions.

The SKY ON 29TH JUNE 2020 @SUNSET

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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2 responses to “Crescent Visibility Report for Thul Hijjah 1443 AH

  1. Crescent Visibility Report for Thul Hijjah 1443 AH (Wednesday 29th June 2022) (29th of Dhu al-Qidah 1443): The sighting took place in Muscat. The actual sighting started before sunset and ended at Moonset at 19:27 UTC+4. The Crescent (Hilal) was not seen from my position either by Telescope or binoculars. The Sun disappeared behind the haze at 18:49, just 8 minutes before the actual Sunset. The weather, in general, was hazy around the horizon with nearly 18% clouds across the skies at the time of actual sunset. It was reported that the crescent was seen by others in different area.

  2. Crescent Visibility Report for Thul Hijjah 1443 AH (Thursday 30th June 2022) (1st of Dhul Hijjah 1443):The weather today was hazy and more cloudy on the west horizon compared to yesterday. The observation started before Sunset and continued for nearly 35 minutes after sunset. The crescent was hardly visible by naked eyes, however, was clearly visible through binoculars. Only, later on, it became more visible through naked eyes at around 19:23 UTC+4. Crescent size from 3 to 7 Oclock clockwise.

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