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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
The earliest photographs of new crescent moon (hilal) of 1 Shawal 1440 AH were obtained and reported from Tuesday, 4 June 2019. Positive sightings were reported from Brisbane, Australia, but without photos. Sightings of the crescent moon successfully captured image or photos of the hilal from several places in Indonesia on Tuesday. Here are several […]
The Indonesian Minister of Religious Affair has announced that the crescent moon, hilal, of 1 Ramadan 1440 H has been sighted from several places in Indonesia. Therefore, fasting will begin tomorrow, Monday, 6 May 2019. We will update this post, in shaa Allah, with photos of the Ramadan crescent moon.
The crescent moon (hilaal) of 1 Jumadal Akhirah 1440 Hijra was first sighted on the evening of Tuesday, 5 February 2019 from United States of America. No other naked eye sightings were reported from other countries east of the Atlantic Ocean. Therefore, based on global moon sighting, the islamic calendar of 1 Jumadal Akhirah 1440 […]