Crescent Moon Photos of 1 Muharram 1444 AH (2022 CE)

The start of the Islamic New Year 1444 AH has been confirmed by the appearance and sighting of the first crescent moon of Muharram 1444 AH from around the world. Below is a collection of the crescent moon (hilaal) photos taken from moon sighting events around the world on the evening of Friday, 29 July 2022. With this sighting 1 Muharram 1444 AH corresponds to Saturday, 30 July 2022 CE based on global moon sighting.

Earliest crescent moon photo was obtained from Indonesia. There was no positive sighting reports from Australia and New Zealand as well as the United Kingdom. Photos of the crescent moon of 1 Muharram 1444 AH were also obtained from Malaysia, Iraq, Jordan, United Arab Emirate, United States, Canada and more.

 

Crescent moon photo of 1 Muharram 1444 AH taken on the evening of Friday, 29 July 2022 CE from Sarawak, Malaysia.
Crescent moon photo of 1 Muharram 1444 AH taken on the evening of Friday, 29 July 2022 CE from Sarawak, Malaysia.
Crescent moon photo of 1 Muharram 1444 AH taken on the evening of Friday, 29 July 2022 CE from Najaf, Iraq.
Crescent moon photo of 1 Muharram 1444 AH taken on the evening of Friday, 29 July 2022 CE from Najaf, Iraq.
Crescent moon photo of 1 Muharram 1444 AH taken on the evening of Friday, 29 July 2022 CE from Ontario, Canada.
Crescent moon photo of 1 Muharram 1444 AH taken on the evening of Friday, 29 July 2022 CE from Ontario, Canada.
Crescent moon photo of 1 Muharram 1444 AH taken on the evening of Friday, 29 July 2022 CE from Selangor, Malaysia.
Crescent moon photo of 1 Muharram 1444 AH taken on the evening of Friday, 29 July 2022 CE from Selangor, Malaysia.
Crescent moon photo of 1 Muharram 1444 AH taken on the evening of Friday, 29 July 2022 CE from Aceh, Indonesia.
Crescent moon photo of 1 Muharram 1444 AH taken on the evening of Friday, 29 July 2022 CE from Aceh, Indonesia.
Crescent moon photo of 1 Muharram 1444 AH taken on the evening of Friday, 29 July 2022 CE from Aceh, Indonesia.
Crescent moon photo of 1 Muharram 1444 AH taken on the evening of Friday, 29 July 2022 CE from Aceh, Indonesia.
Crescent moon photos of 1 Muharram 1444 AH taken on Friday, July 29, 2022 from Jordania (naked eye sighting, ICOP).
Crescent moon photos of 1 Muharram 1444 AH taken on Friday, July 29, 2022 from Jordania (naked eye sighting, ICOP).
Crescent moon photos of 1 Muharram 1444 AH taken on Friday, July 29, 2022 from United Arab Emirate (telescope sighting, ICOP).
Crescent moon photos of 1 Muharram 1444 AH taken on Friday, July 29, 2022 from United Arab Emirate (telescope sighting, ICOP).

The western coast of the USA had the best chance to see the crescent moon. Youssef Ismail from Santa Cruz Mountain managed to photograph the thin crescent moon of Muharram 1444 AH on Friday evening local time.

Crescent moon photo of 1 Muharram 1444 AH as seen from Santa Cruz, California, USA on the evening of Friday, July 29, 2022 (Youssef Ismail).
Crescent moon photo of 1 Muharram 1444 AH as seen from Santa Cruz, California, USA on the evening of Friday, July 29, 2022 (Youssef Ismail).

From the United Kingdom, Juned Patel managed to see and capture the crescent moon from a telescope and binocular. It was not visible by naked eye from his location.

Crescent moon photo of 1 Muharram 1444 AH from United Kingdom (UK) on the evening of Friday, July 29, 2022 CE (telescope sighting, Juned Patel).
Crescent moon photo of 1 Muharram 1444 AH from United Kingdom (UK) on the evening of Friday, July 29, 2022 CE (telescope sighting, Juned Patel).
Crescent moon photo of 1 Muharram 1444 AH from United Kingdom (UK) on the evening of Friday, July 29, 2022 CE (telescope sighting, Juned Patel).
Crescent moon photo of 1 Muharram 1444 AH from United Kingdom (UK) on the evening of Friday, July 29, 2022 CE (telescope sighting, Juned Patel).

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