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Eid al Adha 2016 [Dhul-Hijjah 1437] Crescent Photos - Technical Details

Location : Louis Trichardt, South Africa

Eid al Adha 2016 moon photo - South Africa
Name of the Observers : Kos Coronaios
Observation Date : September 02, 2016
Observation Time : 17:55 SAST (South African Standard Time)
Country :South Africa
State : Limpopo Province
City : Louis Trichardt
Latitude : - 20 deg. 05 minutes, 15 seconds South.
Longitude : +29 deg. 54 minutes, 48 seconds East.
Time Zone : +2 UT
Altitude : 925 meters
Observation Status : Seen
Condition of the Western Sky: Clear
Atmospheric Condition near the Western Horizon: Hazy
Naked Eye Observation: The Crescent was seen by naked eye
Binocular Observation: The Crescent was seen by binoculars
Telescopic Observation: Telescopic observation was not tried
Number of Observers: 1


Location : Córdoba, Argentina

Eid al Adha 2016 moon photo - Argentina
Name of the Observers : Román Vena Valdarenas
Observation Date : September 02, 2016
Observation Time : From 19:20 to 20:00 (Local Time)
Country : Argentina
City : Córdoba
Latitude : 31° 25' 18" S
Longitude : 64° 11' 48" W
Time Zone : GMT-3
Altitude : 434 meters above sea level
Observation Status : Seen
Naked Eye Observation: The Crescent was seen by naked eye
Binocular Observation: Binocular observation was not tried
Telescopic Observation: Telescopic observation was not tried
Number of Observers: 1


Location : Blacksburg, VA, USA

Eid al Adha 2016 moon photo - USA
Name of the Observers : Javad Torabinejad
Observation Date : September 02, 2016
Observation Time : 18:07 local time (EDT)
Country :USA
State : VA
City : Blacksburg
Latitude : 37° 15' 40" N
Longitude : 80° 26' 56" W
Time Zone : UTC - 4
Altitude : 646 meters
Temperature : 65.5° F
Relative Humidity : 82%
Pressure : 30.10 in
Observation Status : Seen
Naked Eye Observation: The Crescent was seen by naked eye
Binocular Observation: The Crescent was seen by binoculars
Telescopic Observation: Telescopic observation was not tried
Number of Observers: 2


Location : CACHI, Salta, Argentina

Eid al Adha 2016 moon photo - Argentina
Name of the Observers : Elvio Alanis and Edgardo Claudio Alanis
Observation Date : September 02, 2016
Observation Time : From 19:30 (Local Time)
Country : Argentina
City : CACHI
Latitude : 25° 09' S
Longitude : 66° 11' W
Time Zone : UTC-3
Altitude : 2400 m
Observation Status : Seen
Naked Eye Observation: The Crescent was seen by naked eye
Binocular Observation: Binocular observation was not tried
Telescopic Observation: Telescopic observation was not tried
Number of Observers: 2


Location : Valparaiso, Chile

Eid al Adha 2016 moon photo - Chile
Name of the Observers : Gonzalo Contreras
Observation Date : September 02, 2016
Observation Time : From 19:59 to 20:13 (Local Time)
Country : Chile
City : Valparaiso
Latitude : 33° 02' 4.28" S
Longitude : 71° 35' 47.27" W
Time Zone : UTC-4
Altitude : 30 m above sea level
Observation Status : Seen
Naked Eye Observation: The Crescent was seen by naked eye
Binocular Observation: Binocular observation was not tried
Telescopic Observation: Telescopic observation was not tried
Number of Observers: 1