Crescent Moon Photos of 1 Sha’ban 1441 AH (2020 AD)

As predicted by the crescent visibility map of Sha’ban 1441 AH, the crescent moon was not sighted on the evening of Tuesday, 24 March 2020. The first positive reports of moon sighting for Sha’ban 1441 AH were received from Darwin, Australia on Wednesday, 25 March 2020. We subsequently received photos of the crescent moon (hilaal) of 1 Sha’ban 1441 AH from Maluku, Indonesia by a team of BMKG (Indonesian Meteorological Agency).

Therefore, based on global moon sighting (rukyate-hilal), 1 Sha’ban 1441 AH corresponds to Thursday, 26 March 2020.

Below are the photos of the crescent moon that mark the beginning of islamic month of Sha’ban 1441 AH in the hijri calendar.

A very thin crescent moon photo from 1 Sha'ban 1441 AH captured on Wednesday evening, 25 March 2020 form Ambon, Maluku, Indonesia (BMKG).
A very thin crescent moon photo from 1 Sha’ban 1441 AH captured on Wednesday evening, 25 March 2020 form Ambon, Maluku, Indonesia (BMKG).
A very thin crescent moon photo from 1 Sha'ban 1441 AH captured on Wednesday evening, 25 March 2020 form Ternate, Maluku, Indonesia (BMKG).
A very thin crescent moon photo from 1 Sha’ban 1441 AH captured on Wednesday evening, 25 March 2020 form Ternate, Maluku, Indonesia (BMKG).

See also: Islamic Calendar based on Moon Sighting.

Leave a Reply