Hilal Statement: Safar, 1434AHIn: TAIA (Team for Advice on Issues of Astronomy)
The next new moon occurs on Thursday 13th December, 2012, at 08:41 GMT. On this day it cannot be seen with the unaided eye in any part of the world.
On Friday, 14th December, 2012, it can easily be seen with the unaided eye in almost the whole world.
For the Muqallideen of Ayatullah ul Uzama Syed Sistani (May Allah Protect him) expect 1st Safar, 1434AH, to be on Saturday, 15th December, 2012.
For the Muqallideen of Marhum Ayatullah Al-Khoei (May Allah Elevate his status), 1st Safar, 1434AH, will be on Saturday, 15th December, 2012