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Astronomical research: Crescent Safar is born today, tomorrow is its first day


Written by Mahmoud Ragheb

Wed, Aug 16, 2023 10:55 am

According to astronomical calculations carried out by the Sun P Research LaboratoryAstronomical Institute The crescent of the month of Safar will be born immediately after conjunction at 11:39 AM local Cairo time on Wednesday 29 Muharram 1445 AH corresponding to 8/16/2023 AD (Observation Day).

The new crescent will remain in the skies of Makkah al-Muqarramah for 19 minutes and 22 minutes (viewing day) after sunset in Cairo and other governorates of the Arab Republic of Egypt. The new crescent remains in its sky (20-23 minutes). In Arab and Islamic capitals and cities, the new crescent lasts until (3-26 minutes) after sunset.

So, astronomically the beginning of Safar month 1445 Hijri is tomorrow 8/17/2023 Thursday.

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.

The Hijri, lunar or Islamic calendar is a calendar that relies on the cycle of the moon to determine months, and has been adopted by some Arab countries, such as Saudi Arabia, as the official calendar for the state. 622 AD) A note. For the first year of it, it is known as Hijri calendar.

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