Hilal Advisory Team Statement: Rabi al Awwal 1433 AHIn: TAIA (Team for Advice on Issues of Astronomy)
The Astronomical New Moon is on Monday 23rd January 2012 at 07:40GMT.
The crescent will not be visible anywhere on this day. It can be easily seen
on Tuesday 24th January 2012 in many parts of the world including all of
1st Rabi’al Awwal 1433AH will thus be on Wednesday 25th January 2012 for the
Muqallideen of Ayatullah Sistani and Marhum Ayatullah Khui