Hilal Statement-Safar 1439 AH

The Astronomical New Moon is on Thursday 19 October 2017 at 7.12pm. The crescent is not visible on this day.

The calculations for Friday 20 October 2017 are as follows:

Sunset  4.58pm

Moonset 5.45pm

Crescent age 21 hours 46 minutes

Moon lag time 47 minutes

Crescent altitude 6.35 degrees

Crescent elongation 11.33 degrees

The crescent is unlikely to be visible on this day.

The calculations for Saturday 21 October 2017 are as follows:

Sunset 4.56pm

Moonset 6.11pm

Moon lag time 1 hour 15 minutes

Crescent age 45 hours 44 minutes

Crescent altitude 9.56 degrees

Crescent elongation 22.23 degrees

The crescent can be easily seen with naked eye

1st Safar 1439AH is expected to be on Sunday 22 October 2017.