Crescent Moon Visibility of Shaban 1443 AH
The crescent visibility map below for Shaban 1443 shows that the moon will be born on 2 March 2022 at 17:35 GMT/UT, but it will not be visible by the naked-eye anywhere in the UK to Morocco region (or anywhere in the whole world) on that date. However, on 3 March 2022 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 4 March 2022, InShaAllah.
PLEASE NOTE: The start of Shaban 1443 is likely to coincide on the same date between all the moon sighting criteria practised in the UK (including Morocco and Saudi Arabia), which is a unique opportunity to agree on a UK-only criteria from this date, InshaAllah! See Local or Regional Moon Sighting Proposal from last year (Ramadan 1442).
When to Observe the Crescent Moon of Shaban 1443 AH
Please look for the Hilal of Shaban 1443 AH on 3 - 4 March 2022 (29th Rajab & the 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 1443 AH
No observation reports available
Announcement for start of Shaban 1443 AH
No Announcement Available
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).