Photos of the Safar 1441 AH Crescent Moon

Photo of the very thin crescent moon of Safar 1441 AH as sighted by telescope from Central Java, Indonesia on the evening of Sunday, 29 September 2019.

The crescent moon of Safar 1441 AH has been sighted in the evening of Sunday, 29 September 2019. Earliest reports we have were from Indonesia where the state’s meteorological agency has posted a very thin crescent as seen from a telescope from the Central Sulawesi city of Palu. Another telescope aided sighting was received from … Read morePhotos of the Safar 1441 AH Crescent Moon

Photos of Crescent Moon 1 Muharram 1441 AH

Photo of crescent moon of 1 Muharram 1441 AH from Cirebon, Indonesia visible on Saturday, 31 Agustus 2019 CE.

The Islamic New Year 1441 AH crescent moon has been sighted on the evening of Saturday, 31 August 2019 from many places. One of the first reports was from Indonesia. As suggested by the crescent moon visibility map for 1 Muharam 1441 AH, naked-eye sighting is only expected from the Pacific Ocean in the evening … Read morePhotos of Crescent Moon 1 Muharram 1441 AH

New: HilalMap – Crescent Moon Visibility Map

HilalMap logo at alhabib

Alhamdulillah, praise be to Allah, in the end of islamic year 1440 AH and to greet the islamic new year of 1441 AH, Alhabib Web Service has launched a new tool: HilalMap – Crescent Moon Visibility Map This tool enable muslims to visually display the possibility of crescent moon to be sighted in a color-coded, … Read moreNew: HilalMap – Crescent Moon Visibility Map

Photos of the Crescent Moon of Dhul-Hijja 1440

Crescent moon of 1 Dhul-Hijja 1440 AH as photographed from California, USA, on Thursday, 1 August 2019. © Youssef Ismail

As predicted by the Crescent Moon Visibility Map of Dhul-Hijja 1440 AH, the crescent moon would be visible for people in the American continent on the evening of Thursday, 1 August 2019. All other places east to the USA have reported negative sightings, except from Saudi Arabia and Indonesia where claims of positive sightings were … Read morePhotos of the Crescent Moon of Dhul-Hijja 1440

Saudi to Start 1 Dhul-Hijja 1440 AH on Friday, 2 August 2019

The Saudi Supreme Court has announced that based on various positive sighting of the new crescent moon from different location in the Kingdom, they decided that 1 Dhul-Hijja 1440 AH corresponds to Friday, 2 August 2019. Hence, the Wukuf in Arafah, 9 Dhul-Hijja 1440 AH will be on Saturday, 10 August 2019 and Eid-ul-Adha, 10 … Read moreSaudi to Start 1 Dhul-Hijja 1440 AH on Friday, 2 August 2019

Indonesia announced Eid-ul-Adha to be on Sunday, 11 August 2019

The Ministry of Religious Affair of Indonesia has just announced that Eid-ul-Adha 1440 AH will be on Sunday, 11 August 2019. The announcement was made after several people claimed that they saw the crescent moon (hilal) of the 1 Dhul-Hijjah 1440 AH this evening. The reported positive sightings were received from several places in Java … Read moreIndonesia announced Eid-ul-Adha to be on Sunday, 11 August 2019

Crescent Moon Photos for 1 Dhul-Qa’dah 1440 AH

The crescent moon (hilaal) that marks the beginning of the 11-th islamic month of Dhul-Qa’dah was seen on the evening of Wednesday, 3 July 2019 from several places in the world. So far, however, until this post is written, we have not received any straight-from-the-camera photo of the crescent moon. The earliest report was from … Read moreCrescent Moon Photos for 1 Dhul-Qa’dah 1440 AH