Hilal Statement: Rabi al Thani, 1434AHIn: TAIA (Team for Advice on Issues of Astronomy)
The next new moon occurs on Sunday, 10th February, 2013, at 07:20 GMT. On this day it cannot be seen with the unaided eye in any part of the world, except with difficulty in the USA.
On Monday, 11th February, 2013, it can easily be seen with the unaided eye in many countries including countries in Europe.
For the Muqallideen of Ayatullah ul Uzama Syed Sistani (May Allah Protect him) expect 1st Rabi al Thani, 1434AH, to be on Tuesday, 12th February, 2013.
We have not received any confirmations of the crescent being sighted in America on Sunday, 10th February, 2013. For Muqallideen of Marhum Ayatullah Al Khoei (May Almighty Elevate his status) 1st Rabi al Thani 1434 is on Tuesday 12th February, 2013