Muharram 1438 AH Crescent Report for the City of Sharjah

Basic Astronomical Information about the observations of the crescent of Muharram 1438 AH:

 Oct. 01, 2016Oct. 02, 2016
Sun/Moon dataSun/Moon Data
New Moon04:10 --
Sunset (Azimuth)18:05 (267ْ)18:04 (266ْ)
Moonset (Azimuth)18:30 (266ْ)19:05 (262ْ)
Moon's Altitude4.6ْ 12.3ْ
Lag Time (Minutes)2560
Age (Hrs, Min)13h 55 m37h 55m



A difficult setting for the crescent to be observed with the naked eye because of its low altitude (about 4 degrees), but not an impossible case. We should expect the first of Muharram 1438 AH to start on Sunday, Oct. 02, 2016.