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Astronomical Calculations: This year Ramadan has 29 days and next Thursday is its last and longest day

Written by Mahmoud Ragheb

Monday, April 17, 2023 12:59 PM

Astronomical calculations prepared by the Sun P Research Laboratory revealed thatNational Institute for Astronomical ResearchThe number of the month of Ramadan 2023 corresponding to 1444 Hijri will be 29 days after the start of the holy month, Thursday, March 23, and this day is the shortest in number of fasting hours in the days of Ramadan. 13 hours 59 minutes fasting time.

According toAstrological calculationsThe last days of Ramadan are Thursday, April 20, corresponding to Ramadan 29, and this day is the longest day of Ramadan based on the number of times of fasting at 14 hours and 54 minutes.

The crescent of the month of Shawwal will be born immediately after conjunction on 4/20/2023, corresponding to 4/20/2023, on Thursday, Ramadan 29, 1444 AH, at exactly six o’clock in the morning and one minute past 14 o’clock local Cairo time (viewing day).

The new crescent will be in the sky of Makkah al-Mukharramah for 23 minutes and 27 minutes after sunset in Cairo (viewing day) and in the governorates of the Arab Republic. In Egypt, the new crescent stays in its sky until (24-29 minutes).

For Arab and Islamic capitals and cities, the new crescent will be until (10-35 minutes) after sunset on that day, thus astronomically beginning the month of Shawwal 1444 Hijri on Friday 4/ 21/2023 (Eid al-Fitr), its prayer five and forty-seven. Will be in minutes. Morning in Cairo.

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And the Hijri calendar system depends on the lunar month, which is marked by the time it takes for the moon to make one complete revolution around the Earth. 9th of Ramadan – 10th of Shawwal – 11th of Dhul Qida – 12th of Dhul Hijjah.