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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-Qa'dah 1435 Announcements:

25SEP2014:

1 Saudi Arabia: Moon was SIGHTED on the 24th of September so 1st of Dhul-Hijjah 1435 fell on Thursday the 25th of September 2014.Eid al-Adha will fall on Saturday, 04th October 2014. This sighting wasn't possible either by naked eye or telescope!


2 Turkey: Türkiye Cumhuriyeti Diyanet İşleri Başkanlığı has declared 1st of Dhul-Hijjah 1435 to be on Thursday the 25th of September 2014. There isn't much in terms of actual moon sighting in Turkey.

 

26SEP2014:

 

1 Canada: Moon was NOT SIGHTED on the 24th of September so after completing 30 days the 1st of Dhul-Hijjah 1435  will be on Friday the 26th of September. Eid al-Adha will fall on Sunday, 05th October 2014.

 

2 South Africa: Moon was NOT SIGHTED on the 24th of September so after completing 30 days the 1st of Dhul-Hijjah 1435  will be on Friday the 26th of September. Eid al-Adha will fall on Sunday, 05th October 2014.

 

3 UK & Europe: Moon was NOT SIGHTED on the 24th of September so after completing 30 days the 1st of Dhul-Hijjah 1435  will be on Friday the 26th of September. Eid al-Adha will fall on Sunday, 05th October 2014.

 

4 Brunei: Moon was NOT SIGHTED on the 24th of September so after completing 30 days the 1st of Dhul-Hijjah 1435  will be on Friday the 26th of September. Eid al-Adha will fall on Sunday, 05th October 2014.

 

5 Indonesia: Moon was NOT SIGHTED on the 24th of September so after completing 30 days the 1st of Dhul-Hijjah 1435  will be on Friday the 26th of September. Eid al-Adha will fall on Sunday, 05th October 2014.

 

6 New Zealand: Dhul-Hijjah 1435  will be on Friday the 26th of September. Eid al-Adha will fall on Sunday, 05th October 2014.

 

27SEP2014:

1 Pakistan: Moon was NOT SIGHTED on the 25th of September so after completing 30 days the 1st of Dhul-Hijjah 1435  will be on Saturday the 27th of September. Eid al-Adha will fall on Monday, 06th October 2014.

 

2 India: Moon was NOT SIGHTED on the 25th of September so after completing 30 days the 1st of Dhul-Hijjah 1435  will be on Saturday the 27th of September. Eid al-Adha will fall on Monday, 06th October 2014.

 

3 Kerala (India): Dhul-Hijjah 1435  will be on Friday the 26th of September. Eid al-Adha will fall on Sunday, 05th October 2014.

 

4 Sri Lanka: Moon was NOT SIGHTED on the 25th of September so after completing 30 days the 1st of Dhul-Hijjah 1435  will be on Saturday the 27th of September. Eid al-Adha will fall on Monday, 06th October 2014.

 

PENDING ANNOUNCEMENTS:

1 USA:

 


 

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.

 F2014Sep26

 

 


 

 

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