Crescent Moon Visibility Map for Shawwal 1436 AH

Only the Polynesian islands will be able to see the crescent moon of Shawwal 1436 H on the evening of Thursday, 16 July 2015.

The astronomical New Moon (conjunction) is on July 16, 2015 (Thursday) at 1:24 UT. On July 16, people in South America could see the crescent moon (hilal) with difficulty; but easily in Polynesian Islands. On Friday, July 17, 2015, the crescent moon can be easily seen in almost the whole world, except Northern Asia and … Read moreCrescent Moon Visibility Map for Shawwal 1436 AH

Photos: Crescent Moon for Sha’ban 1436 AH

The crescent moons of Sha’ban 1436 AH were sighted from various places in Indonesia on this evening, Tuesday, 19 May 2015. There were also positive sightings from Australia and New Zealand. Therefore, 1 Sha’ban 1436 AH begins on Wednesday, 20 May 2015, based on hilal sighting. No positive sightings were reported from the previous evening. … Read morePhotos: Crescent Moon for Sha’ban 1436 AH

Islamic Calendar for 2015 CE (1436 – 1437 AH)

Screenshot of PDF version of the Islamic Calendar for 2015.

Islamic calendar for 2015 CE which includes islamic months in the hijri years of 1436 and 1437 AH has been available. As usual, we have prepared two versions of the calendar: Ummul Qura and Global. The Ummul Qura one is based on the Saudi Arabia system which calculates the position of the moon relative to … Read moreIslamic Calendar for 2015 CE (1436 – 1437 AH)

Crescent Moon Photos for Shafar 1435 AH – Islamic Calendar

The Astronomical New Moon is on Tuesday, December 3, 2013 at 0:22 UT. The new crescent moon for Shafar 1435 AH can be seen in Africa and Americas on December 3 quite easily. With some optical aids, the hilal could also be sighted from middle eastern countries, India, Pakistan and parts of South East Asia. … Read moreCrescent Moon Photos for Shafar 1435 AH – Islamic Calendar

Crescent Visibility Map for Shawwal 1434 AH

Crescent visibility map for Shawwal 1434 AH on the evening of 7 August 2013.

The Astronomical New Moon is on August 6, 2013 (Tuesday) at 21:51 UT. This moon is not visible anywhere on August 6. On August 7, it may be visible by naked eye in South America and Polynesian Islands. On August 7, with optical aids, it is possible to see in South Africa, and in Guyana … Read moreCrescent Visibility Map for Shawwal 1434 AH

Photos of Crescent Moons of Ramadhan 1434 AH

There was one report of hilal (crescent moon) sightings fromĀ  Tahiti, French Polynesia on the evening of Monday, 8 July 2013. Below is the report as cited by ICOP: Mr. Hussein Farhat said: “On Monday, 8th July 2013 the moon was seen and photograhed in Tahiti, French Polynesia. This Photograph was taken on 08-07-2013, at … Read morePhotos of Crescent Moons of Ramadhan 1434 AH

Official: Saudi Arabia starts Ramadan July 10, 2013

Saudi Arabia has announced that Ramadan this year will start on Wednesday, July 10, 2013. This is a news from fatwa-online.com citing the Official Decision and Announcement of High Judiciary Council of Saudi Arabia. Below is the excerpt from the website: …since the moon of Ramadhaan was not sighted this evening, here in Saudi Arabia, … Read moreOfficial: Saudi Arabia starts Ramadan July 10, 2013

Photo of Crescent Moon for Sha’ban 1434 AH

Crescent moon for Sha'ban 1434 AH.

On the evening of Sunday, 9 June 2013, several people had reported the sighting of the new crescent moon (hilal). No sighting was reported for Saturday, the day before. From Libya, Muhammad Odeh and his colleagues succeded in obtaining CCD image of the crescent moon for Sha’ban by daylight observation as well as evening observation. … Read morePhoto of Crescent Moon for Sha’ban 1434 AH

Crescent Visibility Map for Sha’ban 1434 H

Crescent moon visibility map for Sha'ban 1434 H

The islamic month of Sha’ban for the year 1434 Hijra is coming. The astronomical new moon is on June 8, 2013 (Saturday) at 15:56 UT. However, the crescent will not be visible anywhere on earth on the evening of that date. The following evening, Sunday, June 9, 2013, the crescent moon will be visible for … Read moreCrescent Visibility Map for Sha’ban 1434 H