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Hilal Statement: Shawwal 1440AH

The Astronomical New Moon is on Monday 3 June 2019 at 11.02am. The crescent will not be visible on this day.

The calculations for London on Tuesday 4 June 2019 are as follows:

Sunset 9.13pm

Moonset 10.25pm

Crescent age 34 hours 11 minutes

Crescent altitude 9.02 degrees

Crescent elongation 18.25 degrees

The crescent will be easily visible with naked eye.

Expect 1st Shawwal on Wednesday 5 June 2019.

The calculations for Stockholm are as follows:

Sunset 9.56 pm

Moonset 11.02 pm

Crescent age 33 hours 54 minutes

Crescent altitude 5.51 degrees

Crescent elongation 18.15 degrees

The crescent will be visible with optical aid and could be seen by naked eye.

1st Shawwal will be confirmed on Tuesday 4 June 2019 after guidance is received from His Eminence Ayatullah Sistani.