New Moon Report
April 2002
Second Month

Observers across Israel looked for the moon on Sunday April 14, 2002. Due to
cloudy conditions the moon was not sighted even though it was "potentially
visible" according to modern astronomical criteria. On the previous evening
(Saturday April 13, 2002) there were clear conditions but the moon was not
visible nor was it "potentially visible" from Israel. This makes the
evening of Sunday April 14, 2002 (the 31st evening since the previous
sighting) New Moon Day by default. To learn more about unsighted New Moons
and Potential Visibility, see:

Photographs taking during the April 14 observation can be viewed at:

Rosh Hodesh Sameach (Happy New Moon Day)!