Hilal Statement – Shawwal 1440 AH
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:
Crescent age 34 hours 11 minutes
Crescent altitude 9.02 degrees
Crescent elongation 18.25 degrees
The crescent will be easily visible with the naked eye.
Expect 1st Shawwal on Wednesday 5 June 2019.
1st Shawwal will be confirmed on Tuesday 4 June 2019 after guidance is received from His Eminence Ayatullah Sistani.