Safar 1445 AH Alert

  • Posted on: August 16, 2023

السلام عليكم ورحمة الله وبركاته

 

Dear Brothers/Sisters in Islam,

 

Please make an effort to sight the Hilal on Wednesday, August 16, 2023, for the month of Safar 1445

Alhamdulillah, by the joint effort of all the Ulama and great cooperation throughout the States, we have revived this forgotten Sunnah of moonsighting throughout the year in many localities, all across the nation.

The birth of the Hilal for Safar 1445 will take place on Wednesday August 16, 2023 at 5:38 am EDT (9:38 UTC).

Information about the Hilal for the 29th of Muharram, 1445 (Wednesday, August 16, 2023) for some locations where CHC Representative Ulama Kiram make regular, organized moonsighting efforts are below.

(All times are in their respective local time zones.)

Safar 1445 AH

29th of Muharram 1445 – Wednesday, August 16, 2023

Region

Cities

Sunset

Moonset

Lag Time1

Moon Age2

Altitude3

Northeast

Boston, MA

7:44 pm

8:17 pm

33 m

14:06

Stamford, CT

7:51 pm

8:24 pm

33 m

14:13

New York, NY

7:53 pm

8:25 pm

33 m

14:15

Jersey City, NJ

7:53 pm

8:26 pm

33 m

14:15

South

Baltimore, MD

8:01 pm

8:33 pm

33 m

14:23

Springfield, VA

8:02 pm

8:35 pm

33 m

14:24

Ft. Lauderdale, FL

7:56 pm

8:27 pm

31 m

14:18

Atlanta, GA

8:18 pm

8:50 pm

32 m

14:40

Midwest

Detroit, MI

8:32 pm

9:06 pm

34 m

14:54

Chicago, IL

7:49 pm

8:24 pm

34 m

15:12

Southwest

Houston, TX

8:02 pm

8:35 pm

33 m

15:24

Kingman, AZ

7:24 pm

7:59 pm

35 m

16:46

West

San Diego, CA

7:33 pm

8:08 pm

35 m

16:55

Stockton, CA

7:57 pm

8:33 pm

36 m

17:19

San Francisco, CA

8:01 pm

8:37 pm

36 m

17:23

Northwest

Portland, OR

8:17 pm

8:53 pm

37 m

17:39

Seattle, WA

8:20 pm

8:56 pm

37 m

17:42

Lag Time = time between sunset and moonset

Moon Age = number of hours after moon-birth (at sunset time)

Altitude = apparent height of moon above the horizon (measured as an angle)

JazaakumAllahu Khairan,

Central Hilal Committee (CHC)

www.HilalCommittee.org

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