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:
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:
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.