Hilal Statement: Rabi al-Thani 1435In: TAIA (Team for Advice on Issues of Astronomy)
‘The Astronomical New Moon is on Thursday 30 January 2014 at 2138GMT. The crescent cannot be seen anywhere on this day. It will be visible in Europe on Friday 31 January 2014.
1st Rabi al Thani 1435AH will thus be on Saturday, 1st February 2014 for Muqallideen of Ayatullah Sistani and Marhum Ayatullah Khui’