Photos of the Crescent Moon of Dhul-Hijja 1440

Crescent moon of 1 Dhul-Hijja 1440 AH as photographed from California, USA, on Thursday, 1 August 2019. © Youssef Ismail

As predicted by the Crescent Moon Visibility Map of Dhul-Hijja 1440 AH, the crescent moon would be visible for people in the American continent on the evening of Thursday, 1 August 2019. All other places east to the USA have reported negative sightings, except from Saudi Arabia and Indonesia where claims of positive sightings were … Read morePhotos of the Crescent Moon of Dhul-Hijja 1440

Saudi to Start 1 Dhul-Hijja 1440 AH on Friday, 2 August 2019

The Saudi Supreme Court has announced that based on various positive sighting of the new crescent moon from different location in the Kingdom, they decided that 1 Dhul-Hijja 1440 AH corresponds to Friday, 2 August 2019. Hence, the Wukuf in Arafah, 9 Dhul-Hijja 1440 AH will be on Saturday, 10 August 2019 and Eid-ul-Adha, 10 … Read moreSaudi to Start 1 Dhul-Hijja 1440 AH on Friday, 2 August 2019

Indonesia announced Eid-ul-Adha to be on Sunday, 11 August 2019

The Ministry of Religious Affair of Indonesia has just announced that Eid-ul-Adha 1440 AH will be on Sunday, 11 August 2019. The announcement was made after several people claimed that they saw the crescent moon (hilal) of the 1 Dhul-Hijjah 1440 AH this evening. The reported positive sightings were received from several places in Java … Read moreIndonesia announced Eid-ul-Adha to be on Sunday, 11 August 2019