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Hilal-Obs authenticates lunar crescent first visibility reports. The code, written in Python, uses PyEphem (ascl:1112.014) for astrometrics, and takes into account all the factors that affect lunar crescent visibility, including atmospheric extinction, observer physiology, sky and lunar brightness, contrast threshold, and the type of observation.
HilalPy analyzes lunar crescent visibility criteria. Written in Python, the code uses more than 8000 lunar crescent visibility records extracted from literature and websites of lunar crescent observation, descriptive statistics, contradiction rate percentage, and regression analysis in its analysis to predict the visibility of a lunar crescent.