2020 Sep 18 Safar New Moon Crescent

Alhamdulillah, the Hilal of Safar 1442H has been sighted at Maghrib today, Friday, 18 September 2020 from Brunei Darussalam.

23-hour old Moon Crescent at 18:35 on September 18, 2020 (Photo by Hazarry Hj Ali Ahmad of PABD)

Members of Brunei Darussalam Astronomical Society (PABD) held observation in Tutong District, and the crescent was firstly be seen at 6.31 pm via telescope. The crescent age of over 23 hours was also visible with binocular and naked eyes.

The western horizon was partly cloudy and Jupiter was visible at sunset, the Sun was used for telescope alignment reference point.

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