Moonsighting for Rajab 1439
The Astronomical New Moon (conjunction) is on March 17, 2018 (Saturday) at 13:12 UT. On March 17, the moon is not visible anywhere in five continenents. On March 18, the crescent can be seen easily from India westward and with difficulty in Indonesia, Malaysia, and Australia. On March 19, it will be easily visible everywhere. (See visibility curves).
The earliest reported sighting of the new crescent was on ......... from ...................
Al urjoonul qadeem of Jumada-at-Thani 1439: March 16, 2016 (Friday):
On right is the old Crescent Moon (End of Jumada-at-Thani 1439 AH), March 16, 2018 (not the new moon to start Rajab). Al Urjoonal Qadeem like phase of waning moon seen at 05:49 IST today - Friday 29th of Jamaathul Aakhir 1439 (16th March 2018) from Palayamkottai, Tirunelveli (India).
Lat: 08°42'51"N :& Long: 77°44'26"E; Time: 05:49 am IST. The illumination was
about 2.4%; ? ?the Altitude was about 5° & horns were at 5 & 9 positions.
(Photo on the right is provided by Mohamed Hussain from Palayamkottai, Tirunelveli (India):
Click on the photo on the right to see full size.
March 17, 2018 (Saturday):
March 18, 2018 (Sunday):
March 19, 2018 (Monday):
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