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.

Photos: Crescent Moon (Hilaal) of 1 Dhul-Hijja 1438 AH

M Redzuan from Teluk Kemang, Malaysia obtained this thin crescent moon photo on Tuesday, 22 August 2017 after sunset through a telescope.

The crescent moon (hilaal) of 1 Dhul-Hijja 1438 AH has been sighted from many places. We obtained first photograph of the thin crescent moon from Moh. Redzuan who saw the hilaal from Teluk Kemang, Malaysia on the evening of Tuesday, 22 August 2017. Some reports (without photos) also came from Indonesia. As a results, based … Read morePhotos: Crescent Moon (Hilaal) of 1 Dhul-Hijja 1438 AH

Official: Saudi Arabia Announced 1 Dhul-Hijja 1438 AH = Wednesday, 23 August 2017

The crescent moon visibility map for Dhul-Hijja 1438 AH on Monday, 21 August 2017. The shaded area indicates that the moon will already set before the sunset that evening, thus will not be visible after maghrib time.

Every time the islamic month of Dhul-Hijja comes, many muslims looking for news from Saudi Arabia about the day of Hajj (Eid ul Adha), Wukuf, as well as the 1st Dzulhijja. Saudi Arabia uses crescent moon (hilaal) sighting to decide the starts of Ramadan, Shawwal and Dhul-Hijja. The Saudi’s Supreme Court will then announce the … Read moreOfficial: Saudi Arabia Announced 1 Dhul-Hijja 1438 AH = Wednesday, 23 August 2017

Photos: Crescent Moon of Rajab 1438 AH

Crescent moon (hilaal) of Rajab 1438 AH sighted from the USA.

As predicted with the crescent visibility map of Rajab 1438 AH, the crescent moon has been sighted and photographed on the evening of Tuesday, 28 March 2017 from United States of America. Below are several photos of the 1 Rajab 1438 AH crescent moon or hilaal. Related tags:Rajab 22 photos 2018; rajab moon pics;

When Rajab 1438 AH (2017 CE) Starts?

Crescent visibility map on Tuesday, 28 March 2017. Only those in North and South America could see the crescent moon of Rajab 1438 AH easily.

The month of Rajab 1438 AH will be in the islamic lunation number 17,251 with moon conjunction time on Tuesday, 28 March 2017 at 2:57 UTC. The crescent moon of Rajab 1438 AH should be easily visible by naked eye for people in the American continent. Those in Africa may need optical aids to see … Read moreWhen Rajab 1438 AH (2017 CE) Starts?

When Will Dzul-Hijja 1437 AH Start?

Most parts of the world would see the hilaal or crescent moon of Dzul-Hijja 1437 AH on the evening of Friday, 2 September 2016. (Visibility Map)

The new moon for Dzul-Hijja 1437 AH (anno hegira, hijri year) or astronomical conjunction will be on Thursday, 1 September 2016, at 9:03 UTC. The crescent moon or hilaal would be difficult to be sighted on the evening on that Thursday any where in the world. The crescent should be sighted easily all over the … Read moreWhen Will Dzul-Hijja 1437 AH Start?

When is 1 Shawwal 1437 AH? Global Crescent Visibility Map

The visibility map shows parts of the globe that could sight the crescent moon on the evening of Monday, 4 July 2016. Small chance of sighting is expected from the Pacific rim of South America.

The moon conjunction that marks the end of month Ramadan 1437 AH is on Monday, 4 July 2016 at 11:01 UTC. At the evening of this date the crescent moon would not be visible from major parts of the world. Therefore, it is very likely that Eid ul Fitr, 1 Shawwal 1437 AH will be … Read moreWhen is 1 Shawwal 1437 AH? Global Crescent Visibility Map

Photo: Sha’ban 1437 AH Crescent Moon Has Been Sighted

Hilaal or crescent moon photograph for the month of Sha'ban 1437 AH.

On the evening of Saturday, 7 May 2016, crescent moon (hilal) that marks the beginning of hijri month of Sha’ban 1437 AH has been sighted by several parties in Indonesia. One of the team was able to photograph the crescent that was seen through a telescope. Below is the photo of the Sha’ban 1437 AH … Read morePhoto: Sha’ban 1437 AH Crescent Moon Has Been Sighted