Crescent Moon (Hilal) Photos of 1 Sha’ban 1444 AH (2023)

Crescent moon photo of 1 Sha'ban 1444 AH seen from San Diego, California, USA on the evening of Monday, 20 Feb 2023 (MoonHotline).

Based on the calculations of the crescent moon’s visibility map, the sighting of the crescent moon (hilal) of 1 Sha’ban 1444 H will be possible from the western region of the American continent during the evening of Monday, 20th Feb… Continue Reading

Crescent Moon Photos of 1 Rajab 1444 Hijri

Crescent moon photo of the the month of Rajab 1444 Hijri hanging above a building in Morocco.

The evening of Sunday, 22 January 2023 CE will be the day of moon sighting (rukyatul hilal or rukyet-e hilal) for some of us who keep the islamic calendar in harmony with the moon cycles. Hopefully, the moon will be… Continue Reading

When Does 1 Rajab 1444 Hijri Start?

Crescent moon visibility map for 1 Rajab 1444 AH on Sunday, 23 January 2023.

The month of Rajab is the seventh month in the islamic hijri calendar system. In the year 2023, 1 Rajab 1444 AH will be marked by the new moon (conjunction) on Saturday, 21 January 2023 at 20:53 UT. The first… Continue Reading