Hilal Statement: Rabi al Awwal, 1434AHIn: TAIA (Team for Advice on Issues of Astronomy)
The next new moon occurs on Friday, 11 January, 2013, at 19:43 GMT. On this day it cannot be seen with the unaided eye in any part of the world.
On Saturday, 12 January, 2013, it can easily be seen with the unaided eye in many countries in Europe and the Americas.
For the Muqallideen of Ayatullah ul Uzama Syed Sistani (May Allah Protect him) expect 1st Rabi al Awwal, 1434AH, to be on Sunday, 13th January, 2013.
For the Muqallideen of Marhum Ayatullah Al-Khoei (May Allah Elevate his status), 1st Rabi al Awwal, 1434AH, will be on Sunday, 13th January, 2013