The International Astronomical Center explained that “despite the impossibility of seeing the crescent moon of the month Shawwal last Saturday, 3 countries today, Sunday, celebrated the first day of Eid al-Fitr, the first of which was:
The International Center for Astronomy explained: “Despite the impossibility of seeing the crescent moon of the month Shawwal yesterday, Saturday, Afghanistan announced that today is the day of Eid al-Fitr, after receiving 27 valid testimonies,” he said. they .. knowing that the moon did not exist. ” originally in the sky after sunset Saturday.
The center added in another tweet: “After Afghanistan … Niger announces that the Shawwal crescent has been observed on Saturday from four places … despite the impossibility of observing from Niger also due to the lack of conjugation and because the moon is west before the sun. “
The International Astronomical Center explained in another tweet, saying: “After Afghanistan and Niger, Mali announces the confirmation of the observation of the crescent moon in the month of Shawwal on Saturday from two locations by 8 witnesses, despite the impossibility of seeing from Mali, also because of the lack of conjunction and because the moon is west before the sun in it. ” .
International Astronomy Center