Jamaad-il-Aakhar: Moon-sighting in Dar es Salaam

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Jamaad-il-Aakhar: Moon-sighting in Dar es Salaam

Postby abuali » 17 May 2010, 12:01

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On Saturday 15.5.2010, the moon-sighting committee lead by Br. Zaffar Sheriff gathered to sight the new moon.
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Re: Jamaad-il-Aakhar: Moon-sighting in Dar es Salaam

Postby abuali » 17 May 2010, 12:02

Below is a photo from the sighting of the moon faintly visible in the lighted sky.

Can you spot the faint crescent?

Can you spot Venus?

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Nikon D40, 28mm, F/4.2, 1/25 sec. -0.7 exposure compensation @ 15/05/2010 18:45 DSM time
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Postby abuali » 17 May 2010, 12:05

Here is a closeup...

Spot the moon-crescent and Venus

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Postby abuali » 17 May 2010, 12:08

A further zoom into the crescent itself...

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