Eid-ul-Fitr 2011 / 1432 AH

Eid-ul-Fitr 1432 AH (2011)

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 03:04 (GMT) on Monday 29th August 2011.

At Sunset on the Monday 29th August 2011 (For Leicester): 

 

Sunset Time : 20:00 (BST) - Summer Time

Age of Moon : 15 Hours 56 Minutes

Moonset Time : 19:36 BST (23 Minutes Before Sunset)

Conclusion : Not Visible in the UK on Monday 29th August

 

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

 

Monday 29th August 2011 :

 

 

RED: Impossible No Colour: Not Possible Blue: Need Optical Aid Magenta: Could be Seen by Naked Eye Green: Easily Visible by Naked Eye Cyan: Unknown

 

At Sunset on the Tuesday 30th August 2011 (For Leicester): 

 

Sunset Time : 19:58 (BST) - Summer Time

Age of Moon : 39 Hours 54 Minutes

Moonset Time : 19:57 BST (1 Minutes before Sunset)

Conclusion : Moon sets before sun in the UK but moon visible in much of the world

 

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

 

Tuesday 30th August 2011 :

 

RED: Impossible No Colour: Not Possible Blue: Need Optical Aid Magenta: Could be Seen by Naked Eye Green: Easily Visible by Naked Eye Cyan: Unknown


Conclusion:

Moon will only be visible over South America on Monday 29th August.

It is very unlikely that a positive moon sighting report will be received on Monday 29th August.

If this is the case then we will complete 30 days of Ramadhan and Eid-ul-Fitr will be on Wednesday 31st August 2011.

 

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