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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.

Rajab 1439 Calculations:

Wifaqul Ulama Announcement for British Muslims:

Wifaqul Ulama urges Muslims in Britain to attempt to sight the Moon for Rajab 1439 on the evening of Saturday the 17th of March 2018. This will be the 29th of Jumadal-Akhira 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

Rajab 1439 Sighting

United Kingdom, Morocco and South Africa:

New Moon Birth & Sighting on March 17, 2018

The Astronomical New Moon (conjunction) is on Saturday March 17, 2017 at 13:14 UTC. Moonsighting is not possible anywhere.

Sighting on March 18, 2018

Easily visible in many parts of the world




Rajab 1439 Announcements:

Start of Rajab 1439 on March 18, 2018:


1 Saudi Arabia: Ummul-Qura Calendar shows the start from Sunday, the 18th of March. Sighting is not possible on the day. There is no official announcement by the Government and this will be purely Ummul-Qura Calendar based start.


2 Turkey: Din Hizmetleri Genel Müdürlüğü shows the start from Sunday, the 18th of March.There is no Moon sighting at all and Sighting is not possible on the day

Start of Rajab 1439 on March 19, 2018:


1 United States: Awaiting News


2 Canada: Awaiting News


3 Chile: Awaiting News


4 Guyana: Awaiting News


5 Panama: Awaiting News


6 Oman: Awaiting News


7 South AfricaAwaiting News


8 Zambia: Awaiting News


9 Malawi: Awaiting News


10 Zimbabwe: Awaiting News


11 Mozambique: Awaiting News


12 Malaysia: Awaiting News


13 Singapore: Awaiting News


14 IndonesiaAwaiting News


15 United KingdomAwaiting News


16 FranceAwaiting news.


17 ItalyAwaiting news.


18 Morocco (Source 2)Awaiting News


19 Pakistan: Awaiting News


20 Brunei: Awaiting news.


21 New Zealand: Awaiting news.


22 (North) India: Awaiting News


23 (South) India: Awaiting News

24 Reunion: Awaiting News


25 AustraliaAwaiting News


26 Sri Lanka: Awaiting News