The Astronomical New Moon is on Friday 13 July 2018 at. 3.48am. The crescent is not visible on this day.
The calculations for Saturday 14 July 2018 are as follows.
Sunset 9.15 pm
Crescent age. 41 hours 27 minutes
Moon lag time 1 hour 5 minutes
Crescent altitude 9.04 degrees
Crescent elongation 24.30 degrees
The crescent can be easily seen on this day
1 Zilqaad 1439AH will be on Sunday 15 July 2018