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Baghdad / Obelisk: The International Astronomy Center in Abu Dhabi, UAE, on March 30, 2021, expects that next April 13 will be the beginning of the blessed month of Ramadan in most Islamic countries.
The International Astronomy Center stated that seeing the crescent will be impossible after sunset, with countries that will investigate the crescent of the month of Ramadan on Sunday April 11, 2021, indicating that according to this order, these countries will complete several Shaaban Hijri for thirty days, while the center stated that “countries Which will be investigating the crescent Monday, April 12, 2021, will be able to see the crescent with the telescope.
For his part, the Director of the International Astronomy Center, Muhammad Shawkat Odeh, explained in detail, and said: The Hijri month of Sha`ban began Monday, March 15th, in most Islamic countries, so most countries will investigate the crescent of the month of Ramadan, Monday 29 Sha`ban 1442 AH, corresponding to next April 12, and from these The countries of Indonesia, Malaysia, Brunei, Iran, the Sultanate of Oman, the Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Syria, Libya, Algeria, Morocco, Mauritania and most of the non-Arab Islamic countries in Africa, “while Iraq, Egypt, Turkey and Tunisia began the month of Shaban on Sunday, March 14, and accordingly, the crescent of Ramadan will be investigated on Sunday, April 11th.
Odeh added: As for the countries that will investigate the crescent on Sunday, the moon will be absent on that day before sunset, and the conjunction will occur after sunset, meaning that seeing the crescent is impossible after sunset on Sunday, and therefore these countries will complete several thirty days of Shaban, and the month of Ramadan will begin. Al-Mubarak Tuesday 13 April, explaining that for the countries that will investigate the crescent on Monday 12 April, which is the majority of the Islamic world, seeing the crescent on Monday, April 12th, is not possible with the naked eye from anywhere in the Islamic world, while it is possible by using only telescopes and with difficulty. An adult from parts of Sudan, Libya, Algeria, Morocco and Mauritania, seeing the crescent at that day is possible with the naked eye with difficulty in parts of the two American continents, and seeing the crescent on that day using astronomical imaging technology is possible with great difficulty.
The Director of the International Astronomy Center added that there is a possibility to see the crescent from parts of the Islamic world next Monday 12 April, and that it is expected that next Tuesday, April 13, will be the beginning of the blessed month of Ramadan in most Islamic countries, indicating that the countries that require vision with the naked eye only or Countries located in the middle and east of the Islamic world, which will not be able to see the crescent on Monday, April 12th, even using a telescope, and the holy month of Ramadan is expected to begin on Wednesday, April 14th.
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