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Sunday , January 26 2020

‘Impossible to see crescent moon on Monday’ – Eid Al-Fitr will fall on Wednesday, not Tuesday

KUWAIT CITY, June 2: Kuwaiti Astronomer Adel Al-Saadoun said it is impossible to see the Shawwal crescent on Monday; hence, Eid Al-Fitr will fall on Wednesday, not Tuesday as announced earlier, reports Al-Qabas daily. The daily obtained a copy of his message to all the concerned entities in Arab countries, in which he explained that the crescent will not appear after sunset on Monday for a period ranging from two minutes to 11 minutes from Kuwait to Morocco and Mauritania. Therefore, it will be impossible to see the crescent during this period, he added.

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