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Ramadan 2015 [Ramadan 1436] Crescent Photos - Technical Details

Location : Córdoba, Argentina

Ramadan 2015 moon photo - Argentina
Name of the Observers : Román Vena Valdarenas
Observation Date : June 17th, 2015
Observation Time : From 18:40 to 19:20 (Local Time)
Country :Argentina
State : Córdoba
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: (a) The Crescent was seen by naked eye
Binocular Observation: (c) Binocular observation was not tried
Telescopic Observation: (c) Telescopic observation was not tried
Number of Observers: 1


Location : Salta, Argentina

Ramadan 2015 crescent photo - Argentina
Name of the Observers : Elvio Alanis
Observation Date : June 17th, 2015
Observation Time : 21:54 (UTC Time)
Country :Argentina
State : Salta
City : Salta
Latitude : 24° 48'S
Longitude : 65° 25'W
Time Zone : UTC-3
Altitude : 1200 m
Temperature : 15°
Relative Humidity : 54%
Pressure : 1017 hPa
Observation Status : Seen
Condition of the Western Sky : quite cloudy
Atmospheric Condition near the Western Horizon : very hazy
Orientation of Crescent Horns: -

Naked Eye Observation: (b) Naked eye observation was tried but it was not seen
Binocular Observation: (a) The Crescent was seen by binoculars
Telescopic Observation: (c) Telescopic observation was not tried
Number of Observers: 1
Remarks: Very difficult task. Moon was not visible trough the lens (300 mm telephoto). The main problem was that the moon was still high and the sky was very bright, just before the moon was definitely hidden by clouds. The photo I send to you was a little processed.


Location : Chile

Ramadan 2015 crescent photo - Chile
Name of the Observers : Gonzalo Contreras
Observation Date : June 17th, 2015
Observation Time : 22:18 (UTC Time)
Country :Chile
State : -
City : Viña del Mar
Latitude : 33° 01' 40" S
Longitude : 71° 75' 07" W
Time Zone : UTC-3
Altitude : 47 meters
Temperature : 15°
Relative Humidity : 57%
Pressure : 1022 mbar
Observation Status : Seen
Condition of the Western Sky : Clear
Atmospheric Condition near the Western Horizon : Clear
Orientation of Crescent Horns: -

Naked Eye Observation: (a) The Crescent was seen by naked eye
Binocular Observation: (a) The Crescent was seen by binoculars
Telescopic Observation: (c) Telescopic observation was not tried
Number of Observers: 1
Remarks: Good conditions for observing. Crescent was located at an altitude of about 13°.


Location : South Africa

Ramadan 2015 moon photo - South Africa
Name of the Observers : Louis Trichardt
Observation Date : June 17th, 2015
Observation Time : 17:53 SAST
Country :South Africa
State : Kos Coronais
City : Kos Coronais
Latitude : -23° 05' S
Longitude : 29° 54' E
Observation Status : Seen
Number of Observers: 1


Location : USA

Ramadan 2015 new moon photo - USA
Name of the Observers : Jim Lockyer
Observation Date : June 17th, 2015
Country :USA
State : California
City : Wildomar
Latitude : 33° 60' 36" N
Longitude : 117° 17' 28" W
Observation Status : Seen
Number of Observers: 1
Naked Eye Observation: (a) The Crescent was seen by naked eye
Binocular Observation: (a) The Crescent was seen by binoculars
Telescopic Observation: (c) Telescopic observation was not tried
Remarks:"The moon was not very “bright as you can see from the photos and video. If one had not been looking for it, it could have been easily missed."


Location : Mexico

Ramadan 2015 crescent photo - Mexico
Name of the Observers : Mike Wirths and Pamela
Observation Date : June 17th, 2015
Observation Time : 20:18:16 (Local Time)
Country :Mexico
State : Baja California
City : Sierra San Pedro Martir
Latitude : 31.00'57"N
Longitude : 115.36'56"W