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Saudi Arabia.. The Supreme Court calls for investigating the crescent of the month of Dhul-Hijjah on Sunday evening

On Friday evening, the Supreme Court in Saudi Arabia called on all Muslims across the kingdom to Investigating the sighting of the crescent of the month of Dhu al-Hijjah Tomorrow evening, Sunday (the twenty-ninth of the month of Dhu al-Qi`dah for this year 1444 AH). This was stated in a statement by the Supreme Court, which reads as follows:

“In view of what was included in Supreme Court Decision No. (170 / AH), dated 1/11/1444 AH, that Sunday 11/1/1444 AH – according to the Umm Al-Qura calendar – corresponding to 5/21/2023 AD, is the first day of the month of Dhul Qi’dah for the year 1444 AH, the Supreme Court It would like all Muslims throughout the Kingdom to investigate seeing the crescent of the month of Dhul-Hijjah on the evening of Sunday 11/29/1444 AH – according to the Umm Al-Qura calendar – corresponding to 6/18/2023 CE.

The statement added: “The Supreme Court requests that whoever sees it with the naked eye or through binoculars inform the nearest court to him and register his testimony there, or contact the nearest center to help him reach the nearest court. The Supreme Court hopes that those who have the ability to see will pay attention to this matter and join the committees.” The problem is in the regions for this purpose, and calculating the reward and reward by participating, because it is cooperation in righteousness and piety, and benefit to all Muslims.

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The International Astronomy Center, based in Abu Dhabi, had confirmed that Seeing the crescent on Sunday is hardly possible using a telescope From the center and west of the Islamic world, and therefore it is expected that Monday, June 19, will be the first day of the month of Dhul-Hijjah in many countries, and that Tuesday, June 27, will be the stand of Arafah, and Wednesday, June 28, the first day of Eid Al-Adha.

And he said in a statement: “With regard to the position of the crescent on Sunday, June 18, in some Arab and Islamic cities, the surface calculations for the crescent at sunset are as follows: In Jakarta, the moon sets after 07 minutes of sunset, and its age is 6.5 hours. And in Abu Dhabi, the moon sets after 29 minutes. From sunset, at the age of 12.4 hours, and vision in Jakarta and Abu Dhabi is not possible even using a telescope. In Riyadh, the moon will set after 31 minutes of sunset, at the age of 13 hours. In Amman and Jerusalem, the moon will set after 37 minutes of sunset, and at the age of 13.8 hours. In In Cairo, the moon will set 36 minutes after sunset, and its age is 14 hours.In Rabat, the moon will set 44 minutes after sunset, and its age will be 16.2 hours.Visibility in Riyadh, Amman, Jerusalem, Cairo, and Rabat is possible using a telescope only, although it is difficult in the East and the Middle. And you need very clear skies to be able to see.”

The Astronomical Society in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia also announced that the date of Eid Al-Adha for the year 2023 will fall on Wednesday, June 28, until the first Saturday of July.

As for the National Institute for Astronomical and Geophysical Research in Egypt, the date of Eid Al-Adha in Egypt has been set astronomically on Wednesday, June 28th.

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