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Eid Al-Fitr 2014 [Aid El-Fitr 1435] Crescent Photograph - Technical Details



Name of the Photographers : Santallo Roland
Location of the observer : Faaa, Tahiti , French Polynesia ( Long: 149°35'15.93'' W : Lat: 17°33'4.91'' S - 100m )
Condition of the western Sky : Clear , 70%
Time and date with day of the week of local sunset : 27/07/2014 - 17 h 44
Time and date of first sighting of the crescent moon : 27/07/2014 - 18 h 10
Time of last sighting of the crescent moon : 27/07/2014 18 h 30 (cloudy)
Approximate "height" in degrees of the crescent moon above the local horizon : El 3°: 22': 45" AZ 282°: 52' 08" at the time of picture
Approximate horizontal distance in degrees of the crescent moon from the Sun : 4°: 14'
Orientation of each of the "horns" (both ends) and of the middle of the crescent moon : 3h/5/7
Whether the "sighting" was with an unaided eye or were any optical aids utilized. If a binoculars or telescope were used, details of the instrument : 1. Binoculars, Photo telephoto lens 300 mm, Pause 2 seconds
Were you alone for the photograph or were you assisted? If the latter, how many persons? : Alone





Name of the Photographers : Eric Gauducheau and Francisca Yang
Location of the observer : Mahina, French Polynesia ( Long: 149°2'31.7'' W : Lat: 17°3' 39.7'' S - altitude 600m )
Condition of the western Sky : A little cloudy
Time and date of first sighting of the crescent moon : 27/07/2014 - 18 h 19
Orientation of each of the "horns" (both ends) and of the middle of the crescent moon : horizontal position
Whether the "sighting" was with an unaided eye or were any optical aids utilized. If a binoculars or telescope were used, details of the instrument : Naked eye sighting
Were you alone for the photograph or were you assisted? If the latter, how many persons? : Two people