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Visibility of Shawwal Crescent 1439 AH

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When to Observe Shawwal Waxing (NEW) Crescent ?


The geocentric conjunction (Geocentric New Moon) will occur Inshalla on (Wedensday 13 June 2018) at 19:43 UT.

Sighting the new crescent on (Wedensday 13 June 2018) and (Thursday 14 June 2018) is shown in the below graphs using the program Accurate Times by Mohammad Odeh according to Odeh criterion. Where:-

Wedensday 13 June 2018


Thursday 14 June 2018

According to the Universal Hejric Calendar (UHC), which is based on the calculated crescent visibility, the start of this month in the Eastern Region will be on Friday 15 June 2018 and in the Western Region will be on Friday 15 June 2018. Kindly notice that the UHC is a pre-calculated calendar, which adopts a certain criterion to start the new Hejric month. Your country/organization might adopt different criterion to start the new Hejric month. So it is highly advised to read the UHC website before giving any judgment.

- Results of seeing the crescent, and the first day of the month in different countries will be added here Inshalla as we receive the reports from ICOP's members. If you wish to be a member in ICOP, or to know more about it, kindly click here.





Shawwal Waxing (NEW) Crescent Observation Results





The OFFICIAL First Day in Different Countries



When to Observe Ramadan Waning (OLD) Crescent ?


The geocentric conjunction (Geocentric New Moon) will occur Inshalla on (Wedensday 13 June 2018) at 19:43 UT.

Sighting the OLD crescent on (Wedensday 13 June 2018) and (Tuesday 12 June 2018) is shown in the below graphs using the program Accurate Times by Mohammad Odeh according to Odeh criterion. Where:-

Wedensday 13 June 2018


Tuesday 12 June 2018




Ramadan Waning (OLD) Crescent Observation Results




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