New Crescent will be born on Friday

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According to accurateastronomical calculations by Qatar Calendar House (QCH), the new Crescent of the Hijric month "Rabia II 1440 H" can born on weekday twenty nine Rabia I 1440 H (December seven, 2018 G) at 10:21 Am Bida time (07:21 Am Universal Time).

Dr. Beshir Marzouk "Astronomer knowledgeable at QCH" aforementioned, the age of the new crescent of "Rabia II 1440 H" are six hours and twenty two minutes at sunset time over Qatar sky on weekday, December 7, 2018. 

He mentioned, The time set of recent crescent over Qatar sky on weekday, December 7, are at 5:01 Pm Bida time, whereas the sunset time are at 4:44 Pm Bida time, i.e. New crescent are set when Sunset time by seventeen minutes over Bida sky, whereas the time set of recent crescent are when sunset time over sky of 2 holy mosques (Makah & Medina) and over all Gulf countries are varies between (16 - eighteen minutes), moreover, the length between the time set of recent crescent and sunset time are increase over countries at side. 

 

Dr. Beshir Marzouk side, the new crescent of "Rabia II 1440 H" can attainable to watch over most of Arabic and Islamic countries sky with astronomical telescopes and from places while not light-weight and surroundings pollutions on the evening of weekday, December 7, 2018.

Consequently astronomical calculations, the primary of Hijric month "Rabia II 1440 H" are begin on weekday, December 8, 2018, whereas the Hijric month "Rabia I 1440H" are ending on weekday, December 7, 2018.

For a lot of info, the Hijric calendar counting on Moon's motion on its orbit round the Earth, whereas the solar calendar counting on Earth's motion on its orbit round the Sun.

Astronomer expert at Qatar Calendar House

Dr. Beshir Marzouk

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