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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.


Safar 1439 Calculations:

Wifaqul Ulama Announcement for British Muslims:

Wifaqul Ulama urges Muslims in Britain to attempt to sight the Moon for Safar 1439 on the evening of Friday the 20th of October 2017. This will be the 29th of Muharram 1439. Moon sighting results should be reported to Wifaqul Ulama,  you can notify us via our Email, Twitter, Facebook or by calling +447956589613

FAQ about Moon Sighting

Safar 1439

United Kingdom, Morocco and South Africa:

New Moon Birth & Sighting on October 19, 2017

The Astronomical New Moon (conjunction) is on Wednesday October 19, 2017 at 19:12 UTC. Moonsighting is not possible anywhere.

Sighting on October 20, 2017

Possible in many parts of the world.

 

 

Sighting on October 21, 2017

Easily seen all over the world

 

 


Safar 1439 Announcements:

Start of Safar 1439 on October 21, 2017:

1 Saudi Arabia: Ummul-Qura Calendar shows the start from Saturday, the 21st of October. Sighting is not possible on the day, even if Saudi Arabia complete 30 days and start on the next day it shows the error of Ummul-Qura Calendar. There is no official announcement by the Government and this will be purely Ummul-Qura Calendar based start.

 

2 Turkey: Din Hizmetleri Genel Müdürlüğü states that SAFER 1439 stats from Saturday, the 21st of October. There is no Moon sighting at all.

 

3 United States: Moon was sighted so Safar 1439 starts from Saturday the 21st of October 2017

 

4 Canada: Moon was sighted so Safar 1439 starts from Saturday the 21st of October 2017

 

5 FranceMoon was sighted so Safar 1439 starts from Saturday the 21st of October 2017

 

6 ItalyMoon was sighted in Morocco so Safar 1439 starts from Saturday the 21st of October 2017

 

7 Morocco (Source 2)Moon was sighted so Safar 1439 starts from Saturday the 21st of October 2017

 

8 United KingdomMoon was sighted in Morocco so Safar 1439 starts from Saturday the 21st of October 2017

 

9 Chile: Moon was sighted so Safar 1439 starts from Saturday the 21st of October 2017

 

10 Guyana: Moon was sighted so Safar 1439 starts from Saturday the 21st of October 2017

 

11 Oman: Moon was sighted so Safar 1439 starts from Saturday the 21st of October 2017

 

Start of Safar 1439 on October 22, 2017:

 

1 Malaysia: Awaiting News

 

2 Singapore: Awaiting News

 

3 IndonesiaAwaiting News

 

4 South AfricaMoon was not sighted so Safar 1439 starts from Sunday the 22nd of October 2017

 

5 Zambia: Moon was not sighted so Safar 1439 starts from Sunday the 22nd of October 2017

 

6 Malawi: Moon was not sighted so Safar 1439 starts from Sunday the 22nd of October 2017

 

7 Zimbabwe: Moon was not sighted so Safar 1439 starts from Sunday the 22nd of October 2017

 

8 Mozambique: Moon was not sighted so Safar 1439 starts from Sunday the 22nd of October 2017

 

 9 Sri Lanka: Moon was not sighted so Safar 1439 starts from Sunday the 22nd of October 2017

 

10 (North) India: Moon was not sighted so Safar 1439 starts from Sunday the 22nd of October 2017

 

 11 Pakistan: Moon was not sighted so Safar 1439 starts from Sunday the 22nd of October 2017

 

 12 (South) India: Moon was not sighted so Safar 1439 starts from Sunday the 22nd of October 2017

 

13 Brunei: Awaiting News

 

14 AustraliaMoon was not sighted so Safar 1439 starts from Sunday the 22nd of October 2017

 

15 Reunion: Moon was not sighted so Safar 1439 starts from Sunday the 22nd of October 2017

 

16 New Zealand: Awaiting News