Muharram 1439 AH Crescent Report for the City of Sharjah

Basic Astronomical Information about the observations of the crescent of Muharram 1439 AH:

 Sep. 20, 2017Sep. 21, 2017
Sun/Moon dataSun/Moon Data
New Moon09:29 --
Sunset (Azimuth)18:17 (271ْ)18:15 (271ْ)
Moonset (Azimuth)18:37 (272ْ)19:15 (267ْ)
Moon's Altitude3.8ْ 12.4ْ
Lag Time (Minutes)2060
Age (Hrs, Min)08h 48 m32h 48m



A difficult setting for the crescent to be observed with the naked eye because of its low altitude (about 4 degrees) and age. We should expect the first of Muharram 1439 AH to start on Friday, Sep. 22, 2017.