Hilal Information: Rabi ul Awwal, 1439AH, for UKIn: TAIA (Team for Advice on Issues of Astronomy)
The next new moon occurs on Saturday, 18th November, 2017, at 11:42 GMT. On this day it will not be visible with the unaided eye anywhere in the world.
On Sunday, 19th November, 2017, it can easily be seen with the unaided eye in North, Central and South America, as well as parts of Africa. It may also be seen in Spain. On Monday, 20th November, 2017, it can easily be seen with the unaided eye in the rest of the world, including UK.
There were no confirmed reports of sighting of the new crescent on Sunday 19 November on our horizon. As such, for the Muqallideen of Ayatullah ul Uzama Syed Sistani (May Allah Protect him) 1st Rabi ul Awwal, 1439AH, will be on Tuesday, 21st November, 2017.
Important dates for this month:
Thursday 23rd November; Eve 4th Rabi ul Awwal Shahadat Eve Bibi Masuma e Qum (A)
Monday 27th November; Eve 8th Rabi ul Awwal Shahadat Eve Imam Hassan Askari (A)
Tuesday 28th November; Eve 9th Rabi ul Awwal Eve of Eid e Zahra
Wednesday 6th December; Eve 17th Rabi ul Awwal Wiladat Eve Holy Prophet Muhammad (SAW) and Imam Jaffer Sadiq (A)