Crescent Moon Photos of Muharram 1445 AH

Crescent moon photo of 1 Muharram 1445 AH from Jordan on Tuesday evening seen through binoculars.

The islamic new year, the year 1445 after hijra (1445 AH), is upon us. Some countries start 1 Muharram 1445 AH on Wednesday, some others on Thursday. Some started using calculated calendar, others after moon sighting. But here we have… Continue Reading

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

Crescent moon photo of 1 Muharram 1444 AH taken on the evening of Friday, 29 July 2022 CE from Ontario, Canada.

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… Continue Reading

When Is Islamic New Year 1 Muharram 1444 AH (2022)?

Crescent moon visibility map for Muharram 1444 AH on the evening of Friday, June 29, 2022.

The islamic calendar starts with the hijri month of Muharram which will come shortly. The next islamic year number is 1444 AH (anno hijri, after hijrah or migration). Therefore 1 Muharram 1444 AH marks the Islamic New Year for 2022.… Continue Reading

When Does 1 Muharram 1443 AH Start?

The crescent moon visibility map for 1 Muharram 1443 on the evening of Monday, 9 August 2021. Most part of the world would be able to sight the crescent moon (hilal) and therefore start 1 Muharam 1443 AH on Tuesday, 10 August 2021.

The month of Muharram marks the beginning of the Islamic Calendar. The coming ‘Islamic New Year‘, 1 Muharram 1443 AH is marked by the moon conjunction on Ahad, 8 August 2021 at 13:50 UTC. However, the crescent moon or hilal… Continue Reading