Ramadhan 2009 / 1430 AH

Ramadhan 1430 AH (2009)

Astronomical data and moon sighting probability information is available. It is important that Muslims understand the facts and educate themselves on this subject.

New moon will be born at 10:01 (GMT) on Thursday 20th August 2009.

At Sunset on the Thursday 20th August 2009 (For Leicester): 

 

Sunset Time : 20:19 (BST) - Summer Time

Age of Moon : 9 Hours 18 Minutes

Moonset Time : 20:03 BST (16 Minutes Before Sunset)

Conclusion : Not Visible in the UK on Thursday 20th August

 

Global Scan (Showing Moon Age Status over each Country at the time of local Sunset)

 

Thursday 20th August 2009 :

 

20th August - Global Scan

 

Summary Table :

Thursday 20 August, 2009

LocationSunsetMoonsetMoon AgeRemarks
Melbourne, Australia17:4917:41-2 Hrs 12 MinMoon not born
Karachi, Pakistan19:0218:564 Hrs 1 MinMoon sets 6 mins before sun
Makkah, Saudi Arabia18:4718:455 Hrs 46 MinMoon sets 2 mins before sun
London, England UK20:1920:039 Hrs 18 MinMoon sets 16 mins before sun
New York City,  USA19:4519:4513 Hrs 44 MinMoon sets with sun

 


 

At Sunset on the Friday 21st August 2009 (For Leicester): 

 

Sunset Time : 20:17 (BST) - Summer Time

Age of Moon : 33 Hours 16 Minutes

Moonset Time : 20:18 BST (1 Minutes after Sunset)

Conclusion : Moon sets close to sunset in the UK

 

Global Scan (Showing Moon Age Status over each Country at the time of local Sunset)

 

Friday 21st August 2009 :

 

21st August - Global Scan

 

Summary Table :

Friday 21 August, 2009

LocationSunsetMoonsetMoon AgeRemarks
Melbourne, Australia17:5018:5421 Hrs 49 MinMoon visible if clear skies
Karachi, Pakistan19:0119:3428 Hrs 0 MinMoon visible if clear skies
Makkah, Saudi Arabia18:4619:2629 Hrs 45 MinMoon visible if clear skies
London, England UK20:1720:1833 Hrs 16 MinMoon sets close to sunset
New York City,  USA19:4420:1237 Hrs 43 MinMoon visible if clear skies

 


Conclusion:

Moon will not be visible anywhere in the world on Thursday 20th August 2009.

Moon will be difficult to see in the UK on Friday 21st August 2009. If a positive moon sighting report is received from another country then Ramadhan will begin on Saturday 22nd August.

If a positive report is not obtained then we will complete 30 days of Shabaan and Ramadhan will begin on Sunday 23rd August 2009.

 

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