When Does 1 Sha’ban 1444 AH (2023 CE) Begin?

Peta visibilitas hilal 1 Sya'ban 1444 H pada petang hari Senin, 20 Feb 2023. Bulan sabit 1 Sya'ban 1444 H hanya akan bisa dilihat di sebagian wilayah barat benua Amerika.

The month of Sha’ban 1444 AH is marked by the conjunction of the moon occurring on Monday, February 20, 2023 at 2:06 PM WIB (7:06 GMT). The conjunction event, or ijtima’, is also called “the dark moon” as the moon… Continue Reading

Crescent Moon Photos of 1 Rajab 1444 Hijri

Crescent moon photo of the the month of Rajab 1444 Hijri hanging above a building in Morocco.

The evening of Sunday, 22 January 2023 CE will be the day of moon sighting (rukyatul hilal or rukyet-e hilal) for some of us who keep the islamic calendar in harmony with the moon cycles. Hopefully, the moon will be… Continue Reading

When Does 1 Rajab 1444 Hijri Start?

Crescent moon visibility map for 1 Rajab 1444 AH on Sunday, 23 January 2023.

The month of Rajab is the seventh month in the islamic hijri calendar system. In the year 2023, 1 Rajab 1444 AH will be marked by the new moon (conjunction) on Saturday, 21 January 2023 at 20:53 UT. The first… Continue Reading