Crescent Moon Photos for Dhul-Hijja 1441 AH (2020 CE)

As predicted by Crescent Moon Visibility Map for Dhul-hijjah 1441 H, the crescent moon (hilaal) was sighted via telescope aids in Indonesia on the evening of Tuesday, 21 July 2020.

Crescemt Moon Visibility Map for 1 Dhul-Hijja 1441 AH on Tuesday, 21 July 2020. Many parts of the world, especially western hemisphere, will be able to see the crescent moon.
Crescent Moon Visibility Map for 1 Dhul-Hijja 1441 AH on Tuesday, 21 July 2020. Many parts of the world, especially western hemisphere, will be able to see the crescent moon.

Below are the photos of the crescent moon that mark the start of the 1 Dhulhijja 1441 AH, the month of Hajj or pilgrimage to Makkah. Based on this moon sighting result, the Eid-ul-Adha festival, 10 Dhul-hijja 1441 AH will be on Friday, 31 July 2020. The first photos were from Indonesia although coming from CCD or image processing of the crescent as captured via telescopes.

Crescent moon photo taken via telescope from Gresik, East Java, Indonesia on the evening of Tuesday, 21 July 2020 (Achmad Junaidi).
Crescent moon photo taken via telescope from Gresik, East Java, Indonesia on the evening of Tuesday, 21 July 2020 (Achmad Junaidi). This makes 1 Dhul-Hijja 1441 to start on Wednesday, 22 July 2020.
Crescent moon photo taken via telescope from Pasuruan, East Java, Indonesia on the evening of Tuesday, 21 July 2020 (LAPAN, Pasuruan). This makes 1 Dhul-Hijja 1441 to start on Wednesday, 22 July 2020.
Crescent moon photo taken via telescope from Pasuruan, East Java, Indonesia on the evening of Tuesday, 21 July 2020 (LAPAN, Pasuruan). This makes 1 Dhul-Hijja 1441 to start on Wednesday, 22 July 2020.
Crescent moon photo taken via telescope from Kupang, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia on the evening of Tuesday, 21 July 2020 (LAPAN, Kupang). This makes 1 Dhul-Hijja 1441 to start on Wednesday, 22 July 2020.
Crescent moon photo taken via telescope from Kupang, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia on the evening of Tuesday, 21 July 2020 (LAPAN, Kupang). This makes 1 Dhul-Hijja 1441 to start on Wednesday, 22 July 2020.

From Sabah, Malaysia the first crescent moon of Dhul-Hijjah 1441 AH could be captured using ordinary camera via telescope:

A very thin crescent moon that marks the 1 Dhul-Hijjah 1441 AH was captured using camera via telescope from Sabah, Malaysia on the evening of Tuesday, 21 July 2020.
A very thin crescent moon that marks the 1 Dhul-Hijjah 1441 AH was captured using camera via telescope from Sabah, Malaysia on the evening of Tuesday, 21 July 2020. (Balai Cerap Al-Biruni)

Clearer views of the 1 Dhul-Hijjah 1441 AH crescent moon were obtained from Zimbabwe and Brazil in the following photographs.

Crescent moon of 1 DhulHijjah 1441 AH as seen from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on Tuesday, 21 July 2020.
Crescent moon of 1 DhulHijjah 1441 AH as seen from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on Tuesday, 21 July 2020.
Crescent moon of 1 DhulHijjah 1441 AH as seen from Mutare, Zimbabwe on Tuesday, 21 July 2020. (Peter Lowenstein)
Crescent moon of 1 DhulHijjah 1441 AH as seen from Mutare, Zimbabwe on Tuesday, 21 July 2020. (Peter Lowenstein)

And here is the crescent moon from North America.

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