What is going to happen in Qatar during this month?
Astronomical calculations made by the Qatar Calendar House (QCH), has revealed that the New Crescent of Hijric month “Jumada I 1439H” will appear on Wednesday January 17, 2018, at 5:18 Am Doha local time (2:18 Am Universal Time).
Dr. Beshir Marzouk, astronomer expert at QCH told that the new crescent of Hijric month “Jumada I” will bear after sunset time over Qatar sky and all Arabic area countries sky on Tuesday, Rabia Thani 29 (January 16).
Further it was pointed out that the Moon will be set before Sun by 27 minutes, while the time set of the moon will be before sunset time over the sky of two holy mosques (Makah & Medina) and over all Gulf countries by (26 – 29 minutes).
As a matter of fact, the new crescent will be impossible to view with astronomical telescopes or naked eye over Qatar sky and all Arabic countries sky on this night (Tuesday, January 16); as it will appear after sunset time over Doha sky and all Arabic and Islamic countries sky.