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Shawwal Moon Not Sighted In Saudi Arabia Eid al-Fitr 2024 on April 10

Crescent Moon NOT SIGHTED in Saudi Arabia; Eid on Wednesday, April 10

Eid-ul-Fitr 2024 moon sighting highlights: Amid cloudy climate and upcoming whole photo solar eclipse, Muslims in Saudi Arabia, Qatar and UAE might sight Shawwal crescent moon. Eid on April 10

Throughout the whole photo solar eclipse tonight, the solar will briefly get utterly cloaked by the moon and will likely be aligned with the Earth in a straight line, resulting in darkness through the daytime in a number of nations, because the moon will block the solar utterly and a results of this, the sighting of the Shawwal crescent moon to mark the top of Ramadan 2024 and starting of Eid-ul-Fitr could also be delayed till April 09, 2024. The solar will stay cloaked for a complete of 4 minutes, throughout which its enigmatic outer layer will likely be illuminated.

For the reason that Center East, USA, UK, Canada and so forth began fasting on March 11, 2024, the Supreme Courtroom in Saudi Arabia had referred to as on all Muslims all through the Kingdom to sight the brand new crescent moon on the night of Monday, Ramadan 29, 1445 Hijri, akin to April 8, 2024, that will mark the top of Ramadan and the onset of the month of Shawwal.

The Shawwal crescent moon was not sighted by the Muslims in Saudi Arabia, UAE, Oman, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Egypt, Turkey, Iran and different nations within the Center East on April 8 night, after breaking the Ramadan quick at maghrib or night payers therefore, chand raat there will likely be on Tuesday, April 09 and the day of Eid-ul-Fitr will likely be celebrated the following day i.e. on April 10, 2024, indicating that Muslims will observe a 30-day quick this Ramadan as an alternative of 29 days.

As per Indian time, the overall photo voltaic eclipse on April 08, 2024 will happen from 9:12pm to 2:22am, in between which, Muslims throughout the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, USA, United Kingdom, UAE, Qatar and in different nations had been gearing as much as sight the crescent moon of Shawwal that may mark the top of Ramadan 2024 and the day of Eid-ul-Fitr this yr as it’s celebrated on the primary day of Shawwal, the tenth month of the Islamic lunar calendar, after the sighting of the brand new moon or crescent moon.

It’s a main Islamic competition the place “Eid” means “celebration” and “Fitr” means “breaking of the fast” and is widely known by Muslims worldwide however the actual date of the competition varies annually, as Islam follows a lunar calendar that’s based mostly on the sighting of the brand new moon and this yr, Ramadan was anticipated to recover from on Monday, April 08 with a deal with for sky gazers and celestial physique lovers because the new moon occurring on April 08 was anticipated to be seen with a complete photo voltaic eclipse in particular areas on Earth.


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