Visibility of the crescent moon in 2015

Please note: All visibility estimates assume that viewing conditions are ideal, with clear skies and minimal dust and other sources of scattered light, and with a clear western horizon.

New moon of 20th January, 15:14 SAST
Visibility 20 Jan.: The northern pacific. May be visible with optical aid from the western US and north west Mexico. 
Visibility 21 Jan.: Worldwide apart from the southern most tip of South America, Australia and new Zealand.  May be visible with optical aid from northern Australia.
First possible sighting in South Africa: 21st January

New moon of 19th February, 01:47 SAST
Visibility 19 Feb.: Easily visible over north America, central America and northern South America. Visible under perfect conditions in  Western Europe and North West Africa. May be visible with optical aid from Eastern Europe, the Middle East and central Africa.
Visibility 20 Feb.: Worldwide apart from a small region just north of Antarctica and east of central Africa.
First possible sighting in South Africa: 20th February

New moon of 20th March, 11:36 SAST
Visibility 20 Mar.:  Part of the pacific east of the international date line. May be visible from the western half of North America using an optical aid.
Visibility 21 Mar.: Worldwide except for the southernmost tip of Australia, Tasmania and New Zealand.
Visibility 22nd Mar.:  Worldwide.
First possible sighting in South Africa: 21st March

New moon of 18th April, 20:57 SAST
Visibility 18 Apr.: Nowhere.
Visibility 19 Apr.: North, central and south America, west and central Europe, the Middle East andAfrica. May be visible with optical aid from parts of Asia and Indonesia.
Visibility 20 Apr.:  Worldwide.
First possible sighting in South Africa: 19th April

New moon of 18th May, 06:13 SAST
Visibility 18 May: The eastern Pacific. May be visible under perfect conditions from Mexico, central America and parts of south America. May be visible with optical aid from the United States and eastern south America. 
Visibility 19 May: 
Worldwide except  for north eastern Russia.
First possible sighting in South Africa: 
19th May

New moon of 16th June, 16:05 SAST
Visibility 16 June: A small region of the Pacific east of the international date line.
Visibility 17 June: The United States, central and south America, Africa. May be visible under perfect conditions from the Middle East, southern Asia,  Australia and Indonesia. May be visible using optical aid from southern Canada, southern Europe, northern India and New Zealand.
Visibility 18 June: Worldwide apart from the extreme north east of Russia.
First possible sighting in South Africa: 17th June

New moon of 16th July, 03:24 SAST
Visibility 16 July:  The southern Pacific. Under perfect atmospheric conditions it should be visible from southern south America. May be visible with optical aid from the southern Atlantic and northern parts of south America.
Visibility 17 July: Worldwide apart from the Canada and Alaska, northern Europe and northern Asia.
Visibility 18 July: Worldwide apart from the extreme north east of Russia.
First possible sighting in South Africa: 17th July

New moon of 14th August, 16:53 SAST
Visibility 14 Aug.: Nowhere.
Visibility 15 Aug.: Central and South America, Namibia and the west of South Africa. Under perfect conditions it may be visible over southern and central Africa and Mexico.  May be visible with optical aid from the southern US, parts of north Africa and western Australia.
Visibility 16 Aug.: Worldwide except for northern Europe and northern Asia.
First possible sighting in South Africa: 15th August

New moon of 13th September,  08:41 SAST
Visibility 13 Sep.: Pacific ocean, east of the international date line.
Visibility 14 Sep.: The United States, Central and South America. Visible over Africa, southern Asia and Australasia.  May be visible with optical aid from southern Europe and central Asia. 
Visibility 15 Sep.: Worldwide.
First possible sighting in South Africa: 14th September

New moon of 13th October, 02:08 SAST
Visibility 13 Oct.: The Pacific Ocean, southern north America,  central and western south America. May be visible with optical aid from eastern parts of south America and the southern US.
Visibility 14 Oct.: Worldwide except for north east Europe and north east Russia.
Visibility 15 Oct.: Worldwide.
First possible sighting in South Africa: 14th October

New moon of 11th November, 19:47 SAST
Visibility 11 Nov.: Nowhere.
Visibility 12 Nov.: North, central and most of south America. West Africa. May be visible under perfect conditions throughout most of Africa. May be visible with optical aid in South Africa, the southernmost tip of south America, southern Europe the Middle East and south Asia.
Visibility 13 Nov.: Worldwide.
First possible sighting in South Africa: 12th November (with optical aid first)

New moon of 11th December, 12:29 SAST
Visibility 11 Dec.: The Pacific east of the international date line. 
Visibility 12 Dec.: Worldwide apart from  south east Australia, New Zealand and north east Russia.
Visibility 13 Dec.: Worldwide. 
First possible sighting in South Africa: 12th December