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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.


Muharram 1436 Announcements:

25OCT2014 (Start):

1 Saudi Arabia: Moon Sigting is NOT ATTEMPTED but 1st of Muharram is declared according to Umm al-Qura Calendar from Saturday the 25th of October. This "sighting" wasn't possible either by naked eye or telescope!

2 Turkey: Moon Sigting is NOT ATTEMPTED but 1st of Muharram is declared by Türkiye Cumhuriyeti Diyanet İşleri Başkanlığıhas from Saturday the 25th of October. There isn't much in terms of actual moon sighting attempts in Turkey for any months!

26OCT2014 (Start):

1 South Africa: Moon was NOT SIGHTED on the 24th of October so after completing 30 days 1st of Muharram 1436 is declared from Sunday the 26th of October 2014.

 

2 United Kingdom: Moon was NOT SIGHTED on the 24th of October so after completing 30 days 1st of Muharram 1436 is declared from Sunday the 26th of October 2014.

 

3 India: Moon was SIGHTED on the 25th of October so 1st of Muharram 1436 is declared from Sunday the 26th of October 2014. 

 

4 United States: Moon was NOT SIGHTED on the 24th of October so after completing 30 days 1st of Muharram 1436 is declared from Sunday the 26th of October 2014.

 

5 Canada: Moon was NOT SIGHTED on the 24th of October so after completing 30 days 1st of Muharram 1436 is declared from Sunday the 26th of October 2014.

 

6 Pakistan: Moon was SIGHTED on the 25th of October so 1st of Muharram 1436 is declared from Sunday the 26th of October 2014.

 


 

Muharram 1436 Calculations:

23OCT2014:

The Astronomical New Moon is on Thursday 23rd of October, 2014 at 21:56 UTC There is no possibility of moonsighting on that day.

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24OCT2014:

The new moon will be visible only in South America and Polynesian Islands; there is a possibility that it may be seen in USA.

 

1 Saudi Arabia: Saudi Ummul-Qura Calendar has declared 1st of Muharram 1436 to be on Saturday the 25th of October 2014. There isn't an actual moon sighting taken into consideration in Saudi Arabia for this month.

2 Turkey: Türkiye Cumhuriyeti Diyanet İşleri Başkanlığıhas declared 1st of Muharram 1436 to be on Saturday the 25th of October 2014. There isn't much in terms of actual moon sighting in Turkey.

2 South Africa: Moon can NOT be seen in South Africa as indicated by South African Astronomical Observatory and HM Nautical Almanac Office.

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25OCT2014:

The new moon will be easily seen visible only in most parts of the world.

 

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