The Islamic world is awaiting the blessed month of Ramadan for the Hijri year 1443 (2022 AD), which has about 102 days left for its first day, according to astronomical calculations.
And about the date of the beginning of the holy month, the crescent of Ramadan for the year 1443 AH will be born immediately after the occurrence of the conjunction, and that will be on Friday, Sha’ban 29 of the year 1443 AH corresponding to April 1, 2022, which is the day of sighting, according to the Egyptian Astronomy Institute.
And astronomically, the start of the month of Ramadan will be on Saturday, April 2, 2022, and thus there are 102 days left for the holy month, according to astronomical calculations.
As for the date of the beginning of the month of Rajab, the crescent of the month of Rajab will be born immediately after the conjunction occurred at exactly 8:46 am Saudi time (7:46 Cairo time) on Tuesday 29 Jumada II 1443 AH corresponding to 1/222 AD (the day of sighting).
And as an astronomer, according to the initial calculations of the Egyptian Institute of Astronomy, the first of Rajab for the year 1443 AH will be astronomical on Wednesday 2/2 2022 AD.
It is mentioned that the Hijri, lunar or Islamic calendar is a calendar based on the lunar cycle to determine the months, and some Arab countries, such as Saudi Arabia, take it as the official calendar of the state. September 622 AD) as a reference for the first year in it, and this is the reason for calling it the Hijri calendar.