On the evening of Sunday, 9 June 2013, several people had reported the sighting of the new crescent moon (hilal). No sighting was reported for Saturday, the day before.
From Libya, Muhammad Odeh and his colleagues succeded in obtaining CCD image of the crescent moon for Sha’ban by daylight observation as well as evening observation. Below is one of the CCD photo of the hilal.
Other reports of hilal sighting were obtained from Iran and South Africa. No photos were given from Iran where the report said that the crescent was only visible through 120mm telescope. From South Africa, unaided-eye sightings were reported from many places there.