Karachi: In various parts of Pakistan including Karachi, there is a high chance of seeing the month of Ramadan on Wednesday 22 March which corresponds to 29 Shaban.
The professor is Dr. Shahid Qureshi, a famous astronaut and former chairman of the Department of Astrophysics and Planetary Science of the University of Karachi, told “Express” that this year is the birth of the moon. Ramadan will be held on the night of March. 21 at 11:13 pm and next In the evening of March 22, sunset in Karachi will be at 6:43 PM.
He said, at the same time, the moon will remain on the horizon for 47 minutes and the moon will set at 7:30 in the evening. It should be remembered that at sunset, the age of the moon will be 19 hours and 30 minutes, which will be 10 degrees above the horizon and about 0.9% of the the moon will be illuminated, but the distance of the moon. the moon is only 3 lakh 82 thousand kilometers from the earth
Said Dr. Shahid Qureshi, in the light of these data, it will be easy to see the crescent from the southern parts of the country including Karachi and Gwadar in the evening of March 22 and practice, but it will be a challenge to see. such a month and the lack of eye.
He said, if the first fast is done on March 23, then there is no chance of seeing the month of Eid on the evening of 29 Ramadan, but if the first fast is done on March 24, which means the Eid moon will be visible above. the evening of Ramadan 29. It will be bright and thick.