Dhul Qa'dah 1441H

  • Posted on: June 20, 2020

Zul Qa’dah 1441

 

السلام عليكم ورحمة الله وبركاته

Dear Brothers/Sisters in Islam,

 

Please make a group effort to sight the Hilal on Sunday, June 21, 2020, for the month of Zul Qa’dah 1441

 

Take your important part in this blessed effort. If we all try to sight the young moon in our respective vicinities, this will automatically negate false reports.

 

Alhamdulillah, by the joint effort of all the Ulama and great cooperation throughout the States, we have revived this forgotten Sunnah of moonsighting throughout the year in many localities, all across the nation.

 

CHC advises all community members to adhere to social distancing regulations during moonsighting.

 

***Information About the Hilal***

 

The birth of the Hilal for Zul Qa’dah 1441 will take place on June 21, 2020 at 2:41 am EST (06:41 UTC)

 

Details for major cities on the 29th of Shawwal, (Sunday, June 21, 2020) are below. 

(All times are in their respective local time zones.)

 

 

Zul Qa’dah 1441 AH

29th of Shawwal 1441  – Sunday, June 21, 2020

Region

Cities

Sunset

Moonset

Lag Time1

Moon Age2

Altitude3

Northeast

Boston

8:25 pm

9:02 pm

37 m

17:44

New York

8:31 pm

9:08 pm

38 m

17:50

New Jersey

8:31 pm

9:09 pm

38 m

17:50

Baltimore

8:37 pm

9:14 pm

38 m

17:56

South

Ft. Lauderdale

8:16 pm

8:53 pm

37 m

17:35

Atlanta

8:51 pm

9:30 pm

38 m

18:10

Midwest

Detroit

9:12 pm

9:52 pm

39 m

18:31

Chicago

8:29 pm

9:09 pm

40 m

18:48

Southwest

Houston

8:25 pm

9:05 pm

40 m

18:44

West

Stockton

8:31 pm

9:16 pm

45 m

20:50

San Francisco

8:35 pm

9:20 pm

45 m

20:54

San Diego

8:00 pm

8:43 pm

43 m

20:19

Northwest

Seattle

9:11 pm

9:57 pm

46 m

21:30

Oregon

9:03 pm

9:49 pm

46 m

21:22

Lag Time = time between sunset and moonset

Moon Age = number of hours after moon-birth (at sunset time)

Altitude = apparent height of moon above the horizon (measured as an angle)

 

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