Advice: Start of Dhul Qaidah from Sat 12 June 2021, InshaAllah [Read more]
Local or Regional Moon Sighting (Join the Trial!) [Read more …]
Towards a United Eid in the UK (June 2021)If you are an Alim or IT Specialist from the UK and can spare 1 hour on the UK 29th lunar date (after 7 PM) to join our Regional Testimony Panels, please complete the registration form below (and attend regular training sessions!). JazakAllahu Khaira! [bit.ly/TestimonyAdminsReg]
Improvising Weather Forecast for Moon SightingDid you know that cloudiness is a local phenomenon i.e., the whole region is never (or very rarely) cloudy at the same time, such that two locations, 10 – 20 miles apart may have totally different weather conditions (clear and cloudy)? The question arises, how far distance is your horizon so you can estimate the weather forecast more accurately? [Read more]
Why two Eids on consecutive days? by Allamah Khalid Mahmud (1974) [Read more]
Comparison of the UK and Morocco Hilal Sighting Reports (1438 - 1442 AH)Looking at the past few years of observation data, it appears that (1) it is possible to sight the first day’s Hilal on the UK horizon throughout the year (if a real effort is made), (2) attempting to sight the Hilal on 29th day (of Morocco) and the next day, shows that a UK-only criteria will double the number of 29th days sighting (see attached data table).
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