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Moon Sighting - رؤية الهلال

Apr 17, 2018

Sha'ban 1439 - April 18, 2018 • (بداية شهر شعبان لسنة ١٤٣٩)

First day of Sha'ban 1439 AH is Wednesday, April 18th, 2018.

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Despite perfectly clear skies, the hilal (crescent moon) was not sighted anywhere in Georgia or surrounding areas on the evening of Monday, April 16th.* The hilal was sighted easily in Rome, GA after Maghrib on Tuesday, April 17th after 30 days of Rajab.

(*There was one solitary reported sighting in Rome, GA but no other witnesses and negative reports from all other observers in the Georgia and Tennessee region.)


Jumadal-Ukhra and Rajab

1st Jumadal-Ukhra: February 18th, 2018  (after 30 days - cloudy sky and not sighted on the 29th)

1st Rajab: March 19th, 2018 (after 29 days - cloudy skies in Rome, GA, but confirmed sighting of the hilal on the night of March 18th from Connecticut and other parts in the Northeast US)