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

Photos of Crescent Moon of Safar 1437 AH

This is a photo of the crescent moon of Safar 1437 AH as from United States. The sighting was on Thursday, 12 November 2015 and the moon was visible by naked eyes.

The crescent moon (hilaal) of Safar 1437 AH have been sighted and photographed in many places around the world on the evening of Thursday, 12 November 2015. Therefore, 1 Safar 1437 AH starts on Friday, 13 November 2015, globally. The observations were consistent with the predicted sightings as calculated from the crescent moon visibility map … Read morePhotos of Crescent Moon of Safar 1437 AH

Photos: Shawwal 1435 AH Crescent Moon Sighted 27 July 2014

Alhamdulillah, as many muslims celebrate the end of fasting month – Eid-ul-Fitr – this year on Monday, 27 July 2014, we have collected information on sighting reports and photos of the hilal for Shawwal 1435 AH. As predicted by the visibility map below, the new crescent moon can easily be sighted on Sunday evening from … Read morePhotos: Shawwal 1435 AH Crescent Moon Sighted 27 July 2014

Crescent Visibility Map for Sha’ban 1435 AH

Crescent Visibility Curve of the month of Sha'ban 1435 AH for the evening of May 29th, 2014. Only South America and part of central America would be able to see the crescent easily.

The beginning of the month Sha’ban 1435 AH (after hijra) is nearing. The astronomical New Moon is on Wednesday May 28, 2014 at 18:40 UT. According to MoonCalc program simulation there is no possibility of moonsighting on that day based on many sighting criteria. On Thursday evening, May 29, the moon can be seen with … Read moreCrescent Visibility Map for Sha’ban 1435 AH