Jamadul Ula 1441H

  • Posted on: December 25, 2019

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم

 

الحمد لله الذي جعل الشمس والقمر بحسبان وأهل علينا الهلال باليمن والإيمان صلى الله عليه وعلى أصحابه ومن تبعهم بإحسان أما بعد 

Jumadul Ūla 1441 

 

السلام عليكم ورحمة الله وبركاته

Dear Brothers/Sisters in Islam,

 

Please make a group effort to sight the Hilal on Thursday, December 26, 2019, for the month of Jumadal Ūla 1441

 

This is an excellent opportunity to easily revive a neglected Sunnah and a forgotten Fardh Kifayah.

 

Take your important part in this blessed effort. If we all try to sight the 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. 

 

***Information About the Hilal***

The birth of the Hilal for Jumadal Ūla 1441 will take place on December 26, 2019, at 12:13 am EST (05:13 UTC).

 

Details for major cities on the 29th of Rabiul Thani, (Thursday, December 26, 2019) are below. 

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

 

Jumadul Ūla 1441 AH

29th of Rabiul Thani  – Thursday, December 26, 2019

Region

Cities

Sunset

Moonset

Lag Time1

Moon Age2

Altitude3

Northeast

Boston

4:18 pm

4:48 pm

31 m

16:05

New York

4:34 pm

5:06 pm

32 m

16:21

New Jersey

4:41 pm

5:13  pm

32 m

16:28

Baltimore

4:49 pm

5:22 pm

32 m

16:36

South

Ft. Lauderdale

5:36 pm

6:11 pm

35 m

17:23

Atlanta

5:36 pm

6:10 pm

35 m

17:23

Midwest

Detroit

5:05 pm

5:38 pm

33 m

16:52

Chicago

4:26 pm

4:59 pm

34 m

17:13

Southwest

Houston

5:29 pm

6:06 pm

37 m

18:16

West

Stockton

4:52 pm

5:31 pm

39 m

19:39

San Francisco

4:57 pm

5:37 pm

40 m

19:44

Northwest

Seattle

4:23 pm

5:00 pm

37 m

19:10

Oregon

4:30 pm

5:08 pm

38 m

19:17

1 Lag Time = time between sunset and moonset

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

3 Altitude = apparent height of moon above the horizon (measured in degrees)

JazaakAllah Khair

Central Hilal Committee of North America (CHC)
www.HilalCommittee.org

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