Monthly Moon Sighting & Islamic Months

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This page will Insha'Allah track moon sighting across various countries and will be updated monthly with the current and next month's moon sighting details and information.


Dhul-Hijjah 1435 Calculations:

24SEP2014:

The Astronomical New Moon is on Wednesday September 24, 2014 at 07:14 UTC There is no possibility of moonsighting on that day from most inhabited parts of the world. 

 

1 Saudi Arabia: Current Ummul Qura Calender shows the start of Dhul-Hijjah to be on the 25th of September 2014, lets hope this turns out to be incorrect!

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25SEP2014:

1 South America: Moon can be seen in South America i.e. Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Columbia, Ecuador etc

 

2 South Africa: Moon can be seen in South Africa as indicated by South African Astronomical Observatory and HM Nautical Almanac Office. Good possibility of being easily seen by Maan Kykers (Moon Sighters) around Cape Town.

 

3 South India/Sri Lanka: Moon sighting is a distinct possibility.

 

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26SEP2014:

Easily seen in most of the world.

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Dhul-Qa'dah 1435 Announcements:

27AUG2014:

 

1 Canada: Moon was NOT SIGHTED on the 25th of August so after completing 30 days the 1st of Dhul-Qadah 1435 fell on Wednesday the 27th of August 2014.

 

2 South Africa: Moon was NOT SIGHTED on the 25th of August so after completing 30 days the 1st of Dhul-Qadah 1435 fell on Wednesday the 27th of August 2014.

 

3 UK & Europe: Moon was NOT SIGHTED on the 25th of August so after completing 30 days the 1st of Dhul-Qadah 1435 fell on Wednesday the 27th of August 2014.

 

4 USA: Moon was NOT SIGHTED on the 25th of August so after completing 30 days the 1st of Dhul-Qadah 1435 fell on Wednesday the 27th of August 2014.

 

5 Saudi Arabia: Moon sighting is NOT ATTEMPTED for this month. The official news agency is declaring 1st of Dhul-Qadah 1435 Wednesday the 27th of August 2014 as per the Ummul-Qura Calendar. 

 

 6 South India: Moon was SIGHTED on the 26th of August so 1st of Dhul-Qadah 1435 fell on Wednesday the 27th of August 2014.

 

28AUG2014:

 

 1 Pakistan: Moon was NOT SIGHTED on the 26th of August so after completing 30 days the 1st of Dhul-Qadah 1435 fell on Thursday the 28th of August 2014.

 

 2 North India: Moon was NOT SIGHTED on the 26th of August so after completing 30 days the 1st of Dhul-Qadah 1435 fell on Thursday the 28th of August 2014.

 


 

 

Moon was REPORTEDLY sighted so Eidul-Adha has been declared to be on Tuesday the 15th of October 2013.