Seeks to provide clarity on Islamic dates and the sighting of the moon within Europe.

Hilal Statement – Jamadil Awwal 1442AH

The Astronomical New Moon is on Monday 14 December 2020 at 4.17pm. The crescent is not visible on this day. The calculations for crescent visibility on Tuesday 15 December for London is as follows: Sunset: 3.54 pm Moonset: 4.34pm Crescent age: 23 hours 37 minutes Moon lag time: 41 minutes Crescent altitude: 4.06 degrees Crescent […]

Hilal Statement – Jamadil Aakher 1442AH

The Astronomical New Moon is on Wednesday 13 January 2021 at 5am. The crescent is not visible on this day. The calculations for crescent visibility on Thursday 14 January 2021 for London is as follows Sunset 4.20pm Moonset 5.41 pm Crescent age 35 hours 29 minutes Moon lag time 1 hour 11 minutes Crescent elongation […]

Hilal Statement – Rajab 1442 AH

The Astronomical New Moon is on Thursday 11 February 2021 at 7.07pm. The calculations for crescent visibility on Friday 12 February 2021 for London is as follows: Sunset 5.11pm Moonset 5.52pm Crescent age 22 hours 5 minutes Moon lag time 41 minutes Crescent elongation 11.39 degrees Crescent altitude 4.47 degrees The crescent is unlikely to […]

Hilal Statement – Shaaban 1442 AH

The Astronomical New Moon is on Saturday 13 March 2021 at 10.30am. The crescent cannot be seen on this day.   The calculations for crescent visibility on Sunday 14 March 2021 for London is as follows:   Sunset 6.04pm Moonset 7.12 pm Crescent age 31 hours 43 minutes Moon lag time 1 hour 9 minutes […]

Hilal Statement – Shahr Ramadhan 1442 AH

Guidance received from Najaf will InshaAllah be published on Monday 12 April 2021 after Maghrib.   Nonetheless, our calculations for crescent visibility on Monday 12 April 2021 (29 Sha’ban 1442AH) for London is as follows:   Astronomical New Moon is on Monday 12 April 2021 at 3:30am Sunset 7:53pm Moonset 8:18pm Crescent age 16 hours […]