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Saturday 24th of August 2019

22 Dhu al-Hijja 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.


Dhū al-Ḥijja 1440 Calculations:

Wifaqul Ulama Announcement for British Muslims:

Wifaqul Ulama urges Muslims in Britain to attempt to sight the Moon for Dhū al-Ḥijja 1440 on the evening of Thursday the 01st of August 2019. This will be the 29th of Dhū al-Qaʿda 1440. Moon sighting results should be reported to Wifaqul Ulama, you can notify us via our Email, Twitter, Facebook or by calling +447956589613.

Dhū al-Ḥijja 1440 Sighting

 

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 

United Kingdom, Morocco and South Africa:

New Moon Birth & Sighting on August 01, 2019

The Astronomical New Moon (conjunction) is on Thursday August 01, 2019 at 03:12 UTC. Moonsighting is not possible anywhere with the Naked eye.

Sighting on August 02, 2019

Possible in many parts of the world.

 


Dhū al-Ḥijja 1440 Announcements:

 

Start of Dhū al-Ḥijja 1440 on August 02, 2019:

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 ZİLHİCCE will start from August 02, 2019. There is no actual Moonsighting in Turkey.

 

2 Saudi ArabiaStart of Dhulhijjah to be from August 02, 2019, Moon sighting claimed.

 

3 Nigeria: 

 

4 United States Start of Dulhijjah to be from August 02, 2019 because Moon has been sighted.

 

5 Canada: Start of Dulhijjah to be from August 02, 2019 because Moon has been sighted.

 

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7 Japan: Start of Zulhijjah to be from August 02, 2019 based on Malaysia.

 

8 Malaysia: Majlis Raja-Raja have determined start of Zulhijjah to be from August 02, 2019, there is no Moon sighting.

 

9 Singapore: MUIS have determined start of Zulhijjah to be from August 02, 2019, there is no Moon sighting.

 

10 IndonesiaSidang Isbat have determined start of Dzulhijjah to be from August 02, 2019, there is no information about Moon sighting.

 

11 Brunei: His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam start of Zulhijjah to be from August 02, 2019, there is no Moon sighting.

 

Start of Dhū al-Qaʿda 1440 on July 05, 2019:

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 AustraliaStart of Dulhijjah to be from August 03, 2019 because Moon has been sighted.

 

2 Pakistan: Start of Dulhijjah to be from August 03, 2019 because Moon has been sighted.

 

3 Reunion:  Start of Dulhijjah to be from August 03, 2019 because Moon has been sighted.

 

4 Sri Lanka: Start of Dulhijjah to be from August 03, 2019 because Moon has been sighted.

 

5 FranceStart of Dulhijjah to be from August 03, 2019 because Moon has not been sighted.

 

6 Guyana: Start of Dulhijjah to be from August 03, 2019 because Moon has not been sighted.

 

7 Trinidad: Start of Dulhijjah to be from August 03, 2019 because Moon has not been sighted.

 

8 Grenada: Start of Dulhijjah to be from August 03, 2019 because Moon has not been sighted.

 

9 Surinam: Start of Dulhijjah to be from August 03, 2019 because Moon has not been sighted.

 

10 Mozambique: Start of Dulhijjah to be from August 03, 2019 because Moon has not been sighted.

 

11 Barbados: Start of Dulhijjah to be from August 03, 2019 because Moon has not been sighted.

 

12 United KingdomStart of Dulhijjah to be from August 03, 2019 because Moon has not been sighted.

 

13 ItalyStart of Dulhijjah to be from August 03, 2019 because Moon has not been sighted.

 

14 Morocco (Source 2)Start of Dulhijjah to be from August 03, 2019 because Moon has not been sighted.

 

15 Oman: Start of Dulhijjah to be from August 03, 2019 because Moon has not been sighted.

 

16 South Africa: Start of Dulhijjah to be from August 03, 2019 because Moon has not been sighted.

 

17 Zambia: Start of Dulhijjah to be from August 03, 2019 because Moon has not been sighted.

 

18 Zimbabwe: Start of Dulhijjah to be from August 03, 2019 because Moon has not been sighted.

 

19 Malawi: Start of Dulhijjah to be from August 03, 2019 because Moon has not been sighted.

 

20 Burma/Myanmar: Awaiting news.

 

21 (North) India: Start of Dulhijjah to be from August 03, 2019 because Moon has been sighted.

 

22 (South) India: Start of Dulhijjah to be from August 03, 2019 because Moon has been sighted.

 

23 Botswana: Start of Dulhijjah to be from August 03, 2019 because Moon has not been sighted.

 

24 Kenya: Start of Dulhijjah to be from August 03, 2019 because Moon has not been sighted.

 

 25 New Zealand: Start of Dulhijjah to be from August 03, 2019 because Moon has been sighted.

 

26 Panama: Start of Dulhijjah to be from August 03, 2019 because Moon has not been sighted.

 

27 Chile: Start of Dulhijjah to be from August 03, 2019 because Moon has not been sighted.