Hilal

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

Hilal Statement-Safar 1439 AH

The Astronomical New Moon is on Thursday 19 October 2017 at 7.12pm. The crescent is not visible on this day. The calculations for Friday 20 October 2017 are as follows: Sunset  4.58pm Moonset 5.45pm Crescent age 21 hours 46 minutes Moon lag time 47 minutes Crescent altitude 6.35 degrees Crescent elongation 11.33 degrees The crescent

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Hilal Statement-Muharram 1439AH

Salaamun Alaikum, The Astronomical New Moon is on Wednesday 20 September 2017 T 6.30am. The crescent will not be visible anywhere on this day. The calculations for Thursday 21 September 2017 for London is as follows:- Sunset 7.02pm Moonset. 7.55pm Crescent age. 36 hours 33 minutes Crescent altitude 7.43 degrees Crescent elongation 18.56 degrees Sighting

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Hilal Statement-Zilhajj 1438 AH

Dear Brothers and Sisters, Asalamun Alaikum, The Astronomical New Moon is on Monday 21 August 2017 at 7.30pm. The crescent will not be visible on this day The calculations for Tuesday 22 August for London are as follows Sunset 8.10pm Moon set  8.39pm Crescent age. 24 hours 40 minutes Moon lag time 29 minutes Crescent

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Hilal Statement 1438 AH: Solar Eclipse 21/08/2017

Salaamun Alaikum, Dear Brothers and Sisters There will be a partial solar eclipse in United Kingdom, France, Spain and Portugal on Monday 21 August 2017. Namaze Ayat is Wajib in these areas. In London, the duration of the eclipse will be 47 minutes. The eclipse begins at7.40 p.m and ends at 8.28 pm. The maximum eclipse will

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Hilal Statement- Zilqaad 1438AH

Salaamun Alaikum, Dear Brothers and Sisters, Salaam Alaikum The CoEJ Hilal Team have sent the Moon Forecast for Ziqaad 1438 A.H. The Astronomical Mew Moon is on Sunday 23 July 2017 at 10:46 am. The crescent cannot be seen on this day. The calculations for Monday 24 July 2017 are as follows:- Sunset: 9:02 pm

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Hilal Statement – Shawwal 1438 AH

According to the advise received from Najaf, Monday 26th June 2017 is 1st Shawwal 1438AH for mu’mineen in Europe. Hilal Advisory Team

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Hilal Statement-Shawwal 1438 AH

The rationale for the beginning of the month of Shawwal 1438AH had been sent to His Eminence, Ayatullah Sistani (May Allah protect him).  Guidance received from Najaf will inshallah be published on Sunday 25 June after Maghrib. InshAllah expect 1st Shawwal on Monday 26 June 2017.

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Hilal Statement – Ramadan 1438 AH

In the Name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful After receiving confirmation from the office of Ayatollah Sistani in Najaf, we would like to inform the public that tomorrow Saturday 27 May 2017 will be the last day of Shaaban and the 1st day of Ramadan will be on Sunday 28 May 2017.

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Hilal Statement – Ramadan 1438 AH

The Hilal Advisory Team has forwarded rationale for the crescent of Ramadan to His Eminence, Ayatullah Sistani (May Allah prolong his life). Guidance received will inshallah be published on Friday 26 May 2017 after Maghrib Expect 1st Ramadan on Sunday 28 May 2017

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Hilal Statement – Shaaban 1438 AH

The forecast for the Crescent of 1st Shaaban 1438 A.H. is as follows: – The birth of the Astronomical New Moon is at 12:16pm on Wednesday 26th April 2017 On Wednesday 26th April 2017, th e age of the New Moon after the Sun has set is: Sunset – 7:18 p.m. Crescent age at Sunset

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