Sha'ban New Crescent will born on Friday

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Sha'ban New Crescent will born on Friday

According to accurate astronomical calculations by Qatar Calendar House (QCH), the new Crescent of the Hijric month " Sha'ban 1440 H" will be born in the morning of Friday 29 Rajab I 1440 H (April 5, 2019 G) at 11:51 Am Doha local time (08:52 Am Universal Time).

Dr. Beshir Marzouk "Astronomer expert at QCH" said, the time set of New crescent over Qatar sky on Friday, April 5, will be at 6:00 Pm Doha local time, while the Sunset time on Qatar Sky will be at 5:52 Pm Doha local time, i.e. New crescent will be set after Sunset time by 8 minutes over Doha sky, while the time set of New crescent will be after sunset time over sky of two holy mosques (Makah & Medina) and over all Gulf countries will be varies between (7 - 10 minutes), moreover, the duration time between the time set of New crescent and Sunset time will be increased over Arabic and Islamic countries on the west side; where it will reach 20 minutes. 

 

Dr. Beshir Marzouk added, the length of Hijric month "Sha'ban" this year will be thirty days, so that it will end on May 5, 2019 G.

Consequently & according to astronomical calculations, the first of Hijric month "Sha'ban 1440 H" will be starting on Saturday, April 6, 2019 G, while the Hijric month "Rajab 1440H" will be ending on Friday, April 5, 2019 G.

For more information, the Hijric calendar depending on Moon's motion on its orbit around the Earth, while the Gregorian calendar depending on Earth's motion on its orbit around the Sun.

Astronomer expert at Qatar Calendar House  Dr. Beshir Marzouk

                                                                          

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