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Moonsighting for Ramadan 1438
1438 AH
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The Astronomical New Moon (conjunction) is on Thursday May 25, 2017 at 19:44 UT. On May 25, the moon cannot be seen anywhere in the world. On May 26, the moon can be seen with difficulty in South-East Asia, but can easily be seen in Africa and Americas (See visibility curves). On May 27, the moon can be easily seen in the rest of the world.


The earliest reported sighting of the new crescent will be posted here.


Thursday, 25 May 2017:


Friday, 26 May 2017:


Saturday, 27 May 2017:


1st Day of Ramadan in Different Countries will be added here when information is available
????Afghanistan (Follow Saudi)
????Albania (Follow Saudi)
????Algeria (Follow
????Angola (follow Turkey)
????Armenia (Follow Saudi)
????Australia (Lebanese & Turkish communities follow Saudi)
????Australia (Indian and Pakistani community follow Local Sighting)
????Australia (Local Sighting)
????Austria (Follow Saudi)
????Azerbaijan (Follow Saudi)
????Bahrian (Follow Saudi)
????Bangladesh (Some areas follow Saudi)
????Bangladesh (One group - Local Sighting)
????Barbados (Local Sighting)
????Belgium (Follow Saudi)
????Bolivia (Follow Saudi)
????Bosnia and Hercegovina (Follow Turkey)
????Brunei (Local Sighting)
????Bulgaria (Follow Saudi)
????Burkina Faso (Follow Saudi)
????Canada (Toronto Hilal Committee)
????Canada (FCNA/ISNA - Fiqh Council of North America/Islamic Society of North America)
????Chechnia (Follow Saudi)
????Chile (Local Sighting)
????China (Following MeccaCalendar.org)
????China (Local Sighting)
????Colombia (Follow Chile sighting)
????Croatia (Follow Turkey)
????Dagestan (Local Sighting)
????Denmark (Follow Saudi)
????Egypt - Moon Born before sunset & moon sets at least 5 minutes after sunset
????Fiji Islands (Local Sighting)
????Finland (Follow Saudi)
????France (UOIF - Union of the Islamic Organizations of France)
????France (CFCM - French Council of Muslims) Altitude > 5, elongation > 8
????Georgia (Follow Saudi)
????Germany (ECFR - European Council for Fatwa and Research - Somewhere on the globe Altitude > 5, elongation > 8)
????Ghana (Local Sighting)
????Guyana (Local Sighting)
????Hungary (Follow Saudi)
????Iceland (Follow Saudi)
????India - Hijri Committee of India
????India (Local Sighting)
????Indonesia (Official Announcement)
????Indonesia (Local Sighting)
????Iran (Local Sighting)
????Iraq (Sunnis Follow Saudi)
????Ireland (ECFR - European Council for Fatwa and Research - Somewhere on the globe Altitude > 5, elongation > 8)
????Italy (Follow Saudi)
????Japan (Follow Saudi)
????Jordan (Follow Saudi)
????Kazakhstan (Follow Saudi)
????Kenya (Local Sighting)
????Kosovo (Follow Turkey)
????Kuwait (Follow Saudi)
????Kyrgizstan (Follow Saudi)
????Lebanon (Follow Saudi)
????Libya (Official Announcement)
????Luxembourg (ECFR - European Council for Fatwa and Research - Somewhere on the globe Altitude > 5, elongation > 8)
????Macedonia (Follow Turkey)
????Madagascer (Local Sighting)
????Malawi (Local Sighting)
????Malaysia (Official Announcement)
????Mauritania (Follow Saudi)
????Mauritius (Local Sighting)
????Montenegro (Follow Turkey)
????Morocco (Local Sighting)
????Mozambique (Local Sighting)
????Namibia (30 days completion)
????Netherlands (Follow Saudi)
????New Zealand (Local Sighting or follow Australia)
????Nigeria (Announced)
????Norway (Islamic Council of Norway - follow annoncement from any Muslim country
????Norway (Some follow Saudi)
????Oman (Local Sighting)
????Pakistan (Local Sighting)
????Palestine (Follow Saudi)
????Philippines (Follow Saudi)
????Poland (Calculation)
????Qatar (Follow Saudi)
????Romania (Follow Saudi)
????Russia (Follow Saudi)
????Saudi Arabia (Local Sighting - Official Announcement)
????Serbia (Follow Turkey)
????Senegal (Local Sighting)
????Singapore (Follow Saudi)
????Slovania (Follow Turkey)
????South Africa (Local Sighting)
????South Korea (Local Sighting)
????Spain (Union of Islamic Communities of Spain (ucide.org), Islamic Commission of Spain)
????Sri Lanka (Local Sighting)
????Sudan (Follow Saudi)
????Suriname (News from Guyana if not seen in Suriname)
????Sweden (Follow Saudi)
????Switzerland (Follow Saudi)
????Syria (Follow Saudi)
????Taiwan (Follow Saudi)
????Tajikistan (Follow Saudi)
????Tanzania (Local Sighting)
????Tatarstan (Follow Saudi)
????Thailand (Announcement)
????Togo (Follow Saudi)
????Trinidad & Tobago (Local Sighting)
????Tunisia (Criteria of age, or sunset-moonset lag)
????Turkey (Possibility of sighting by telescope anywhere OR elongation > 8 & Altitude > 5 anywhere)
????Turkmenistan (Follow Saudi)
????U.A.E. (Follow Saudi)
????UK (Follow Saudi)
????UK [Coordinated by Major Islamic Centres and Mosques of London]
????UK [Wifaaqul ulama), (Ahle Sunnat Wal Jamaat], OR (Sighting from countries east of UK)
????USA (FCNA/ISNA - Fiqh Council of North America/Islamic Society of North America)
????USA (Local Sighting)
????USA [Shi'aas Houston Hilal Committee, Chicago Hilal Committee]
????Uzbekistan (Follow Saudi)
????Yemen (Follow Saudi)
????Zambia (Local Sighting)
????Zimbabwe (Local Sighting)

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