After the statements of a member of the Senior Scientists in Saudi Arabia about the 30 days of Ramadan 2021 and the date of Eid al-Fitr .. What do astronomers think?

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates (CNN) – The International Astronomy Center has set the date for Eid al-Fitr for the year 2021 in most Islamic countries, after the statements of a member of the Senior Scholars Council, Abdullah Al-Manea, in which he said that Ramadan 2021 will be 30 days, and that the first day of Eid Al-Fitr will be on Thursday, according to the Saudi newspaper, Sabq.

After the statements of a member of the Senior Scientists in Saudi Arabia about the 30 days of Ramadan 2021 and the date of Eid al-Fitr .. What do astronomers think?
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Muhammad Odeh, director of the International Astronomy Center, said in a statement that reached CNN in Arabic a copy of it that “Eid is expected in most of these countries on Thursday May 13th, while it may be Friday, May 14 in some, such as Pakistan and Brunei, due to the inability to see Crescent on Wednesday from these areas with the naked eye. ”

Odeh explained in his statement: “Most Islamic countries will investigate the crescent of Eid on Tuesday, May 11, 2021 AD, while there are other countries that started the month of Ramadan on Wednesday April 14, and therefore these countries will investigate the crescent of Eid on Wednesday, May 12, including Brunei, India, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Iran and the Sultanate of Oman And the Kingdom of Morocco and many non-Arab Islamic African countries in Africa, so that Eid al-Fitr will be in these countries either on Thursday or Friday. As for the countries that will investigate the crescent on Tuesday, May 11, seeing the crescent on that day is impossible from all countries of the Islamic world because of the setting of the moon Before the sun and because of the conjunction (the crescent is born) after sunset, and therefore these countries will complete the 30-day Ramadan period, and the day of Eid will be on Thursday May 13th. ”

He added, “As for the countries that will investigate the crescent on Wednesday, May 12th, seeing the crescent on that day is possible using the telescope from the east of the Islamic world and the Arab countries in Asia and Europe. While seeing the crescent is possible with the naked eye with difficulty from most of the continent of Africa, Canada and South America, and seeing the crescent. Today it is easily possible with the naked eye from most of the United States, Central America, and northern South America. “





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