Safar 1433 Hilal StatementIn: TAIA (Team for Advice on Issues of Astronomy)
The Astronomical New Moon is on Saturday 24th December 2011 at 18:07GMT.
The crescent will not be visible anywhere on this day. It can be easily seen on Sunday 25th December 2011 in many parts of the world with a likelihood of sighting in London.
1st Safar 1433AH will thus be on Monday 26th December 2011 for the Muqallideen of Ayatullah Sistani and Marhum Ayatullah Khui.