Eid al Fitr Friday or Saturday in Emirates? International Astronomy explains
Eid al Fitr Friday or Saturday in Emirates, On Thursday, April 20, 2023 AD, the nations of the Islamic world will investigate the crescent of the month of Shawwal (Eid al-Fitr 1444 AH), which will take place on April 20.
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Engineer Muhammad Shawkat Odeh, Director of the International Astronomy Center, stated that observing the crescent on Thursday is not possible with a telescope in the countries of the Arab and Islamic world, but it is possible in parts of West Africa. Yet seeing remains extremely difficult and requires a careful telescope, an observer, a pioneer, and exceptional opportunity.
The sighting of the crescent of the auspicious month of Shawwal on Thursday, Ramadan 29, which corresponds to April 20, has been announced by the General Authority for Islamic Affairs and Endowments in order to identify the date of the Eid al-Fitr prayer 2023 in the Emirates.
And the authority said that the first days of Eid al-Fitr have not yet been determined, and that it will be proclaimed the following Thursday, after inspecting the crescent of the auspicious month of Shawwal.
When is the Eid al-Fitr prayer in the United Arab Emirates in 2023?
Prayer for Eid al-Fitr in the Emirates, according to Abu Dhabi time, at 6:02 in the morning.
The Eid al-Fitr prayer will begin at 5:57 a.m. local time in the United Arab Emirates (Al Ain time).
Prayer for Eid al-Fitr will begin at 5:54 a.m., Ras Al-Khaimah time.
The prayer for Eid al-Fitr in Fujairah will begin at 5:56 in the morning.
Umm al-Quwain's Eid al-Fitr prayer will begin at 5:57 in the morning on the day of the holiday.
The Eid al-Fitr Al Dhafr prayer is performed at 6:08 in the morning.
The prayer for Eid al-Fitr begins at 5:58 in the morning local time in Ajman.