Photos: Crescent Moon of Ramadan 1439 H (2018)

Foto bulan sabit (hilal) 1 Ramadhan 1439 H terlihat dari Amerika Serikat pada Rabu, 16 Mei 2018.

As predicted with crescent moon visibility map for Ramadan 1439 AH, the crescent (hilaal) was only easily visible by naked eye on the evening of Wednesday, 16 May 2018. All photos of the Ramadan 1439 Hijri crescent moon below are from moon sighting effort from that time. There was a sighting report using telescope/binoculars aid … Read morePhotos: Crescent Moon of Ramadan 1439 H (2018)

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

Photo: Crescent Moon of Ramadhan 1437 AH Sighted

CCD image of the crescent moon at afternoon before sunset on Sunday, 5 June 2016 from Kupang, Indonesia. This image was produced through telescope and image processing and no crescent was visible to naked eye (even through telescope)

This post will be updated with photos of crescent moon for Ramadhan 1437 AH. Earliest report of visual naked eye sighting of Ramadhan was from Indonesia. However this report was not accompanied by hilal photos. Some astronomy enthusiast in Indonesia also doubted the naked eye report. CCD imaging of crescent moon with the help of … Read morePhoto: Crescent Moon of Ramadhan 1437 AH Sighted

Photos of Crescent Moons of Shawwal 1436 AH

Crescent moon of Shawwal 1436 AH sighted with naked eyes from Annagrove, NSW, Australia on Friday, 17 July 2015.

The crescent moon (hilaal) that marks the begining of hijri month of Shawwal 1436 AH was first sighted on the evening of Thursday, 16 July 2015 from Chile and Colombia. The crescent moon was only sighted by optical aids and not visible by naked eyes. This sighting was consistent with the visibility map of Shawal … Read morePhotos of Crescent Moons of Shawwal 1436 AH