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Saturday 20th of October 2018

10 Safar 1440

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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.


Rabiul-Awwal 1440 Calculations:

Wifaqul Ulama Announcement for British Muslims:

Wifaqul Ulama urges Muslims in Britain to attempt to sight the Moon for Rabiul-Awwal 1440 on the evening of Thursday the 08th of November 2018. This will be the 29th of Safar 1440. Moon sighting results should be reported to Wifaqul Ulama,  you can notify us via our Email, Twitter, Facebook or by calling +447956589613.

Astronomy for Muslim Children

WHERE is the Moon?

I want to sight the Moon but where do I look? How do I know which direction and for how long do I need to be looking for?

میں چاند کی رویت کرنا چاہتا ہوں مگر کب، کہاں اور کیسے دیکھوں؟ 10 منٹ کے بعد یہ ویڈیو اردو میں ہے 

Rabiul-Awwal 1440 Sighting

 یہ ویڈیو اردو میں ہے

United Kingdom, Morocco and South Africa:

New Moon Birth & Sighting on November 07, 2018

The Astronomical New Moon (conjunction) is on Wednesday November 07, 2018 at 16:02 UTC. Moonsighting is not possible anywhere.

Sighting on November 08, 2018

Easily visible in many parts of the world.

 

 


Rabiul-Awwal 1440 Announcements:

Start of Rabiul-Awwal 1440 on November 09, 2018:

Disclaimer: The crescent for the new Islamic month is sighted on the 29th of each Islamic month. The 29th of an Islamic month differs. We record the sighting of the crescent on the 29th of each Islamic month according to local (Islamic) date. It is for this reason that you may see the Islamic month start on the same (date) in two different countries with a report of the crescent being sighted (in this case the previous month will have 29 days) or not sighted (in this case the previous month will have completed 30 days) or any combination thereof.

 

1 Turkey: Din Hizmetleri Genel Müdürlüğü shows that REBÎ'UL-EVVEL will start from November 09 2018. There is no actual Moonsighting in Turkey.

 

2 Saudi Arabia: Ummul Qura Calendar shows the start from November 09 2018 There is no Moon sighting at all and Ummul-Qura Calendar is followed.

 

3 United States: Awaiting News

 

4 Canada: Awaiting News

 

5 South AfricaAwaiting News

 

6 Zambia: Awaiting News

 

7 Malawi: Awaiting News

 

8 Zimbabwe: Awaiting News

 

9 Mozambique: Awaiting News

 

10 United Kingdom: Awaiting News

 

11 FranceAwaiting News

 

12 ItalyAwaiting News

 

13 Morocco (Source 2)Awaiting News

 

14 Nigeria: Awaiting News

 

15 Chile: Awaiting News

 

16 Guyana: Awaiting News

 

17 Panama: Awaiting News

 

18 Malaysia: Awaiting News

 

19 Singapore: Awaiting News

 

20 IndonesiaAwaiting News

 

21 Oman: Awaiting News

 

22 Burma/Myanmar: Awaiting news.

 

23 Reunion:  Awaiting news.

 

Start of Rabiul-Awwal 1440 on November 10, 2018:

Disclaimer: The crescent for the new Islamic month is sighted on the 29th of each Islamic month. The 29th of an Islamic month differs. We record the sighting of the crescent on the 29th of each Islamic month according to local (Islamic) date. It is for this reason that you may see the Islamic month start on the same (date) in two different countries with a report of the crescent being sighted (in this case the previous month will have 29 days) or not sighted (in this case the previous month will have completed 30 days) or any combination thereof.

 

1 Pakistan: Moon was sighted, Safar 1440 starts from Thursday

 

2 AustraliaMoon was sighted, Safar 1440 starts from Thursday

 

3 Sri Lanka: Moon was sighted, Safar 1440 starts from Thursday


4 Brunei: Awaiting news.

 

{jb_bluedisc}5/jb_bluedisc} Japan: Awaiting News

 

6 New Zealand: Awaiting news.

 

7 Fiji: Awaiting news.

 

8 (North) India: Moon was sighted, Safar 1440 starts from Thursday

 

9 (South) India: Moon was sighted, Safar 1440 starts from Thursday