Crescent Moon Visibility of Shaban 1440 AH

The crescent visibility map below for Shaban 1440 shows that moon will be born on 5 April 2019 at 08:50 GMT/UT, but it will not be visible by the naked-eye anywhere in the UK/Morocco region on that date. However, on 6 April 2019 the moon will be easily visible in the UK and in most countries of the world. Hence, the month of Shaban is most likely to start from 7 April 2019, InShaAllah.

Visibility Map for Shaban 1440 AH (b) Visibility Map for Shaban 1440 AH (c)

When to Observe the Crescent Moon of Shaban 1440 AH

Please look for the Hilal of Shaban 1440 AH on 5 - 6 April 2019 (29th Rajab & next day) after sunset from the western horizon and report your results (positive or negative) via our website Observation Report Form. [Photo Competition]

Results of Crescent Moon Observations for Shaban 1440 AH

No observation reports available


Announcement for start of Shaban 1440 AH
No announcement available
Note that Saudi Arabia do not normally make any official Hilal Sighting announcement from Safar to Shaban (as they normally follow the Ummul Qura Calendar in these months).