The Office of the Supreme Religious Reference, Ali al-Sistani, identified the expectations of seeing the Eid al-Fitr this year.
He added: “It is also expected that the crescent last night in the horizon of the city of Najaf at sunset at [7:10] age  hours and  minutes and a degree higher than the horizon  degrees and  [1,12%] and remains for  minutes, “noting that” in this case does not expect to be able to see the eye with the naked eye. ”
On the related level, the Office of the Supreme Reference Ali al-Husseini al-Sistani in Najaf yesterday Tuesday believers in Iraq and neighboring countries to investigate the crescent of the month of Shawwal Almkram in 1439 after sunset on Thursday [29 / Ramadan].
The text of the invitation, which was published on the official website of his office, “Please be sure that the vision of the crescent tonight to testify at the Office directly or with some agents and accredited in the country,” noting that “the information available on the size of the crescent and its height from the horizon On the evening of Thursday indicates that it is very difficult to be able to see him with the naked eye, without using the telescope and the like in Iraq and the surrounding areas on this night, although he will see the next night so high and very large and will remain on the horizon for a long time, On the faithful dear people Tammam start-up in the evening next Thursday, especially those who enjoy the atmosphere in their areas full purity, and God conciliator. ”