The Astronomical New Moon is on Saturday 4 May 2019 at 23:45BST. The crescent will not be visible on this day
The calculations for crescent visibility on Sunday 5 May 2019 for London are as follows:
Sunset – 8.32 pm
Moonset – 9.06 pm
Crescent age: 20 hours 46 minutes
Moon lag time: 34 minutes
Crescent altitude: 4.35 degrees
Crescent elongation: 11.15 degrees
The crescent will only be visible with optical aid.
The calculations for Stockholm , Sweden is as follows:
Sunset – 9.53 pm
Moonset – 10.20pm
Crescent altitude: 2.44 degrees
Crescent elongation: 10.57 degrees
Crescent age: 20 hours 8 minutes
The crescent will not be visible.
Expect 1st Ramadhan 1440AH on Tuesday 7 May 2019 in Europe.
The Hilal Advisory Team will publish the statement on Sunday 5 May 2019 after Maghrib once guidance is received from Najaf.