Crescent Moon Visibility of Muharram 1439 AH

The crescent visibility map below for Muharram 1439 shows that moon will be born on 20 September 2017 at 05:30 GMT/UT, but it will not be visible by the naked-eye anywhere in the UK/Morocco region on that date. However, on 21 September 2017 the moon will be easily visible throughout most of the world. Hence, the month of Muharram is most likely to start from 22 September 2017, InShaAllah.

Visibility Map for Muharram 1439 AH (a)

Visibility Map for Muharram 1439 AH (b)

When to Observe the Crescent Moon of Muharram 1439 AH

Please look for the Hilal of Muharram 1439 AH on 20 September 2017 (29th Dhul Hijjah) after sunset from the western horizon as per Sunnah and report your results (positive or negative) via our website Observation Report Form.

Results of Crescent Moon Observations for Muharram 1439 AH

20 September 2017
Saudi Arabia

Abha

Not seen after sunset: On 20 September 2017, ICOUK member Hafiz Dr Ayyub Patel from Abha City in the Aseer County (Saudi Arabia) mentioned that the sky was Partly cloudy, the crescent was not seen by Naked-eye and/or Binoculars.

Hafiz Dr Ayyub Patel commented: “NOT SEEN. heavy clouds on the eastern horizon but [the] western direction was clear. Sunset was at 6.09pm local time  and moon set was reported as being 6.29pm. We could NOT see the  young crescent by naked eye or binoculars”.


United Kingdom

London

Not seen after sunset: On 20 September 2017, ICOUK member Shaykh Sulayman Gani from London City in the Surrey County (United Kingdom) mentioned that the sky was Totally cloudy, the crescent was not seen by Naked-eye.

Shaykh Sulayman Gani commented: “The three of us attempted to observe the Hilal from the 3rd floor of Croydon Masjid.  The western horizon was totally cloudy ”.


York

Not seen after sunset: On 20 September 2017, ICOUK member Eng Qamar Uddin from York City in the North Yorkshire County (United Kingdom) mentioned that the sky was Totally cloudy, the crescent was not seen by Naked-eye and/or Telescope.

Eng Qamar Uddin commented: “On Wednesday 20th September 2017, the Hilal of Muharram 1439 was not sighted from York by naked eye or telescope as it was totally cloudy”.


Announcement for start of Muharram 1439 AH

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