Moon Forecast – Ramadhan 1440 AH

The Astronomical New Moon is on Saturday 04 May 2019 at 23:45 BST. The crescent will not be visible on this day

The calculations for crescent visibility on Sunday 05 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 – 10.20 pm

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 1440 AH on Tuesday 07 May 2019 in Europe.

The Hilal Advisory Team will publish the statement on Sunday 05 May 2019 after Maghrib once guidance is received from Najaf.