Lunar Eclipse July 2018: Time to Pray

Map showing the regions where the "Total Lunar Eclipse" of 27-28 July 2018 will be visible.

On the last weekend of this month, July 2018, there will be a total lunar eclipse. The eclipse will be on the Friday/Saturday night, 27-28 July 2018. The total lunar eclipse will last about 103 minutes and is calculated to be the longest total lunar eclipse of this century (2001-2100). The eclipse will be visible … Read moreLunar Eclipse July 2018: Time to Pray

Crescent Moon Photos of 1 Shawwal 1439 AH

The crescent moon (hilaal) of 1 Shawwal 1439 AH has been sighted from many places on the evening of Thursday, 14 June 2018. Here are some photos of the crescent moon of Shawwal 1439 that signal the Eid-ul-Fitr celebration for muslims around the world. Shawwal 1439 AH Crescent Moon Photos

Australia to Celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr, 1 Shawwal 1439 on Friday, 15 June 2018

The Australian National Imams Council (ANIC – anic.org.au) has announced via its Facebook page that Eid-ul-Fitr, 1 Shawwal 1439 Hijri (AH) will be on Friday, 15 June 2018. The Grand Mufti of Australia, Sheikh Abdul Azim al-Afifi and respected imams of the Council, wished an Eid Mubarak to all muslims in the country. He also stated … Read moreAustralia to Celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr, 1 Shawwal 1439 on Friday, 15 June 2018

When 1 Shawwal 1439 AH (Eid-ul-Fitr 2018) Starts?

Crescent moon for Shawwal 1439 AH will be visible for most part of the world on the evening of Thursday, 14 June, 2018 thus making Eid-ul-Fitr to start on Friday, 15 June, 2018 globally.

The islamic month of Shawwal 1439 AH (hijri) is marked by moon’s conjunction on Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at 19:43 UTC. This birth of the moon happens at night in major parts of the world. No moon sighting is expected on Wednesday. In the evening of Thursday, June 14, 2018, the hilaal (young crescent moon) will … Read moreWhen 1 Shawwal 1439 AH (Eid-ul-Fitr 2018) Starts?

Photos: Crescent Moon of Ramadan 1439 H (2018)

Foto bulan sabit (hilal) 1 Ramadhan 1439 H terlihat dari Amerika Serikat pada Rabu, 16 Mei 2018.

As predicted with crescent moon visibility map for Ramadan 1439 AH, the crescent (hilaal) was only easily visible by naked eye on the evening of Wednesday, 16 May 2018. All photos of the Ramadan 1439 Hijri crescent moon below are from moon sighting effort from that time. There was a sighting report using telescope/binoculars aid … Read morePhotos: Crescent Moon of Ramadan 1439 H (2018)

Saudi Arabia: 1 Ramadan 1439 H Starts on Thursday, 17 May 2018

Official Saudi Arabia press agency has published announcement by the Saudi’s Supreme Court that there were no positive hilaal (crescent moon) sightings from around the country on the evening of Tuesday, 15 May 2018. Therefore, the Supreme Court decided that the month of Sha’ban be completed 30 days according to Ummul Qura calendar and 1 … Read moreSaudi Arabia: 1 Ramadan 1439 H Starts on Thursday, 17 May 2018

When Does 1 Ramadan 1439 AH (2018) Start?

The Ramadan 1439 Hijriyah (AH) is marked with lunar conjunction on Tuesday, 15 May 2018 at 11:47 UT. It falls into Islamic Lunation Number: 17,256. At the evening of that Tuesday, the hilaal or young crescent moon of Ramadan would be impossible to be seen by naked eyes from almost every place on the globe. On … Read moreWhen Does 1 Ramadan 1439 AH (2018) Start?

Crescent Moon Foto: 1 Rajab 1439 AH Starts on Monday, 19 March 2018

From West Java, thin crescent moon of 1 Rajab 1439 AH also sighted on Sunday.

The crescent moon of the islamic month Rajab 1439 AH has been sighted all over the world on the evening of Sunday, 18 March 2018. Therefore, the start of the hijri month, 1 Rajab 1439 AH, corresponds to Monday, 19 March 2018. Below are some of the crescent moon photos captured on Sunday.