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Ramadan 2017 [Ramadan 1438] Crescent Photos - Technical Details

Location : Viña del Mar, Chile

Ramadan 2017 moon photo - Chile
Name of the Observers : Gonzalo Contreras,Juan Alvarado
Observation Date : May 26, 2017
Observation Time : Start: 07:00 pm Local time; Finish: 07:50 pm Local Time (UTC-5)
Country :Chile
City : Viña del Mar
Latitude : 33 deg. 01 minutes, 39 seconds South.
Longitude : 71 deg. 35 minutes, 07 seconds West.
Time Zone : UTC-5
Altitude : 45 m above sea level
Temperature : 10°
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: The Crescent was seen by Telescope
Number of Observers: 2


Location : Blacksburg, USA

Ramadan 2017 moon photo - USA
Name of the Observers : Javad Torabinejad
Observation Date : May 26, 2017
Observation Time : 03:16 pm
Country :USA
State : California
City : Blacksburg
Latitude : 37 deg. 15 minutes, 40 seconds North.
Longitude : 80 deg. 26 minutes, 56 seconds West.
Time Zone : UTC-8
Altitude :646 m
Temperature :66.4° F
Relative Humidity :59%
Pressure :30.00 in
Observation Status : Seen
Condition of the Western Sky: Clear
Naked Eye Observation: The Crescent was seen by naked eye
Binocular Observation: The Crescent was seen by binoculars
Telescopic Observation: The Crescent was seen by Telescope
Number of Observers: 1


Location : Wildomar, California, USA

Ramadan 2017 moon photo - Wildmor, USA
Name of the Observers : Jim Lockyer
Observation Date : May 26, 2017
Observation Time : 08:40 pm
Country :USA
State : California
City : Wildomar
Latitude : 33 deg. 60 minutes, 36 seconds North.
Longitude : 117 deg. 27 minutes, 28 seconds West.
Time Zone : UTC-8
Observation Status : Seen
Condition of the Western Sky: Clear
Naked Eye Observation: The Crescent was seen by naked eye
Binocular Observation: The Crescent was seen by binoculars
Telescopic Observation: The Crescent was seen by Telescope
Number of Observers: 1