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 Calculations:

25AUG2014:

The Astronomical New Moon is on Monday August 25, 2014 at 14:13 UTC There is no possibility of moonsighting on that day. Note that in many parts of the world the moonset is actually before sunset.

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26AUG2014:

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.

 

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27AUG2014:

Easily seen in most of the world.

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Shawwal 1435 Announcements:

28JULY2014:

1Fiji Island: New moon was SIGHTED so Fiji Muslim League has announced the start of Shawwal from Monday the 28th of July 2014. There is no possibility of this sighting!

 

2New Zealand:  FIANZ announced the start of Shawwal from Monday the 28th of July 2014 based on sighting in Fiji. There is no possibility of this sighting!

 


3Malaysia:  Government announced the start of Shawwal from Monday the 28th of July 2014. There is no possibility of this sighting!

 


4Singapore:  Government announced the start of Shawwal from Monday the 28th of July 2014. There is no possibility of this sighting!

 


5Indonesia:  Government announced the start of Shawwal from Monday the 28th of July 2014. Depite clear horizons moon was not sighted via naked eye or Optical Aids!

 


6Saudi Arabia:  Government announced the start of Shawwal from Monday the 28th of July 2014 after CLAIMED moon sighting. There is no possibility of this sighting!

 


7South Africa:  New moon was SIGHTED so the start of Shawwal from Monday the 28th of July 2014.

 

8UK:  It was cloudy in UK but since new moon was SIGHTED so the start of Shawwal from Monday the 28th of July 2014.

 

9Canada:  New moon was SIGHTED (in Chilli and South Africa) so the start of Shawwal from Monday the 28th of July 2014 (Crescent Committee, Hilal Committee of Metropolitan Toronto & Vicinity)

 

29JULY2014:

1Brunei:  New moon was NOT SIGHTED so the Government has announced the start of Shawwal from Tuesday the 29th of July 2014.

 

2Sri Lanka:  New moon was NOT SIGHTED so the start of Shawwal from Tuesday the 29th of July 2014.

 

3South India:  New moon was NOT SIGHTED so the start of Shawwal from Tuesday the 29th of July 2014, fasting started a day earlier.

 

4(Western) Australia:  New moon was NOT SIGHTED so the start of Shawwal from Tuesday the 29th of July 2014.

 

5Pakistan:  New moon was SIGHTED so the start of Shawwal is from Tuesday the 29th of July 2014.

 

6India:  New moon was SIGHTED so the start of Shawwal is from Tuesday the 29th of July 2014.

 

 7USA:  New moon was NOT SIGHTED so the start of Shawwal from Tuesday the 29th of July 2014.

 

 


 

 

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