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Hilal Statement – Zilhajj 1440 AH

The Astronomical New Moon is on Thursday 01 August 2019 at 4.12am.  The crescent will not be visible in Europe on this day.

The calculations for crescent visibility on Friday 02 August 2019 for London is as follows

Sunset 8.49pm

Moonset 9.58pm

Crescent age. 40 hours 37 minutes

Moon lag time 1 hour 9 minutes

Crescent altitude 10 degrees

Crescent elongation 24.07 degrees


The crescent will be easily visible with naked eye.

1st Zilhajj 1440AH will be on Saturday 03 August 2019.