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Jumada-II (Thursday, May 5)
Insha-Allah, in the evening of Wed. May 4, 2011 the moon of Jumada-II will be seen, making Thursday, May 5 the first day of the next Islamic month in most of the world.

The Hilal will not be visible anywhere in the world in the evening of Tuesday, May 3. The age of the moon moon, angle, altitude and lag, etc. are far below the visibility threshold.

On May 3, Hilal cannot be seen in Makka Mukarrama, Cairo Rabat, etc. Its age: 8h 54 min., angle: 5.2 degrees, altitude: 3.6 degrees and lag 16 minutes are not enough to see a Hilal even by the best telescopes.

May 4: Jumada-II hilal will NOT be seen in Australia, Durban (S. Africa), Argentina, Chile (South America), etc. In most of southern hemisphere Jumada-II will begin on Friday, May 6.

News Item:
Jumada-I Hilal was not seen anywhere in the world in the evening of April 3, as we predicted.

We are ISNA Mosque (We don't look for Moon)

Chairman of Chicago Hilal committee, Br. Amjed Hashmi called mosques in Houston/Dallas (Texas area) to find out if anyone could see Jumada-I moon in the evening of April 3. He was shocked by the Imam's reply: WE ARE AN ISNA MOSQUE. We don't look for the Hilal.