Crescent Moon Visibility of Dhul Qaidah 1440 AH

The crescent visibility map below for Dhul Qaidah 1440 shows that moon will be born on 2 July 2019 at 19:16 GMT/UT, but it will not be visible by the naked-eye anywhere in the UK/Morocco region on that date. However, on 3 July 2019 the moon will be easily visible in Europe/West Africa. Hence, the month of Dhul Qaidah is most likely to start from 4 July 2019, InshaAllah. Note that there will be a solar eclipse on 2 July 2019 across South America.

Visibility Map for Dhul Qaidah 1440 AH (a)

Visibility Map for Dhul Qaidah 1440 AH (b)

When to Observe the Crescent Moon of Dhul Qaidah 1440 AH

Please look for the Hilal of Dhul Qaidah 1440 AH on 3 - 4 July 2019 (29th Shawwal & next day) after sunset from the western horizon and report your results (positive or negative) via our website Observation Report Form. [Photo Competition]

Results of Crescent Moon Observations for Dhul Qaidah 1440 AH

Announcement for start of Dhul Qaidah 1440 AH

On Wednesday 3rd July 2019 (29th Shawwal 1440 AH), the Hilal of Dhul Qaidah 1440 was not sighted in the UK but it was sighted in Morocco. We have also received a positive sighting report from Morocco Awqaf Ministry by fax. Therefore, the month of Shawwal 1440 AH will have 29-days and the month of Dhul Qaidah 1440 AH will start from Thursday 4th July 2019, InShaAllah

Note that Saudi Arabia do not normally make any official Hilal Sighting announcement for Dhul Qaidah (as they usually follow the Ummul Qura Calendar).
Crescent Moon Visibility of Ramadan 1440 AH

The crescent visibility map below for Ramadan 1440 shows that moon will be born on 4 May 2019 at 22:46 GMT/UT, but it may not be visible by the naked-eye anywhere in the UK/Morocco region on that date or the next day. However, on 6 May 2019, the moon will be easily visible in the UK and in most countries of the world. Hence, the month of Ramadan is most likely to start from 7 May 2019, InShaAllah.

Visibility Map for Ramadan 1440 AH (a)

Visibility Map for Ramadan 1440 AH (b)

When to Observe the Crescent Moon of Ramadan 1440 AH

Please look for the Hilal of Ramadan 1440 AH on 5 - 6 May 2019 (29th Shaban & next day) after sunset from the western horizon and report your results (positive or negative) via our website Observation Report Form. [Photo Competition]

Results of Crescent Moon Observations for Ramadan 1440 AH

Announcement for start of Ramadan 1440 AH

On Sunday 5th May 2019 (29th Shaban 1440 AH) the Hilal of Ramadan 1440 was not sighted in the UK/Morocco region. We have also received a negative sighting report from Morocco Awqaf Ministry by fax.

Therefore, the month of Shaban 1440 AH will complete 30-days and the month of Ramadan 1440 AH will start from Tuesday 7th May 2019 (1st Tarawih from the night of Monday 6th May 2019), InShaAllah.

Note that Saudi Arabia normally announce the start of Ramadan on their SPA (www.spa.gov.sa) website.
Crescent Moon Visibility of Shaban 1440 AH

The crescent visibility map below for Shaban 1440 shows that moon will be born on 5 April 2019 at 08:50 GMT/UT, but it will not be visible by the naked-eye anywhere in the UK/Morocco region on that date. However, on 6 April 2019 the moon will be easily visible in the UK and in most countries of the world. Hence, the month of Shaban is most likely to start from 7 April 2019, InShaAllah.

Visibility Map for Shaban 1440 AH (b) Visibility Map for Shaban 1440 AH (c)

When to Observe the Crescent Moon of Shaban 1440 AH

Please look for the Hilal of Shaban 1440 AH on 5 - 6 April 2019 (29th Rajab & next day) after sunset from the western horizon and report your results (positive or negative) via our website Observation Report Form. [Photo Competition] See Also: Significance and Virtues of Shaban

Results of Crescent Moon Observations for Shaban 1440 AH

Announcement for start of Shaban 1440 AH

On Friday 5th April 2019 (29th Rajab 1440 AH) the Hilal of Shaban 1440 was not sighted in the UK/Morocco region. We have also received a negative sighting report from Morocco Awqaf Ministry by fax.

Therefore, the month of Rajab 1440 AH will complete 30-days and the month of Shaban 1440 AH will start from Sunday 7th April 2019, making 15th Shaban to be on Sunday 21st April 2019 (i.e. from the night of Saturday 20th April), InShaAllah.

Note that Saudi Arabia do not normally make any official Hilal Sighting announcement from Safar to Shaban (as they usually follow the Ummul Qura Calendar in these months).
Crescent Moon Visibility of Rajab 1440 AH

The crescent visibility map below for Rajab 1440 shows that moon will be born on 6 March 2019 at 16:04 GMT/UT, but it will not be visible by the naked-eye anywhere in the UK/Morocco region on that date. However, on 7 March 2019 the moon will be visible in most of the Europe/West Africa. Hence, the month of Rajab is most likely to start from 8 March 2019, InShaAllah.

Visibility Map for Rajab 1440 AH (a)

Visibility Map for Rajab 1440 AH (b)

When to Observe the Crescent Moon of Rajab 1440 AH

Please look for the Hilal of Rajab 1440 AH on 7 March 2019 (29th Jumada Al-Akhira) after sunset from the western horizon as per Sunnah and report your results (positive or negative) via our website Observation Report Form. [Photo Competition] See Also: Significance and Virtues of Rajab

Results of Crescent Moon Observations for Rajab 1440 AH

Announcement for start of Rajab 1440 AH

On Thursday 7th March 2019 (29th Jumada Al-Akhira 1440 AH) the Hilal of Rajab 1440 was not sighted in the UK, but it was sighted in Morocco. We have also received a positive sighting report from Morocco Awqaf Ministry by fax.

Therefore, the month of Jumada Al-Akhira 1440 AH will have 29-days and the month of Rajab 1440 AH will start from Friday 8th March 2019, InShaAllah.

Note that Saudi Arabia do not normally make any official Hilal Sighting announcement from Safar to Shaban (as they usually follow the Ummul Qura Calendar in these months).