"Tengok anak bulan" or crescent moon sighting is not only for Ramadhan and Syawal. Each month in the year of Hijrah will be decided after moon sighting.
Malaysia Moonsighting Committe Report :
- Not Seen: Firdaus Mazlan (MCW member) from Johor Bahru reported: On Thursday, 27th October 2011 M equal to 29 Dhul-Qi'dah 1432 H, I with my friend (around 35 people) have split up around all place in Malaysia.
I cannot see the new moon either with telescope or with naked eye at Baitul Hilal, Teluk Kemang, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia (02:26:43.0 N , 101:51:16.0 E).
My friends from other places like Muar (02:03:0 N , 102:34:0 E), Pontian Kechil (1:29:20.68 N , 103:23:08.60 E), Johor Bahru (1:38:0 N , 103:40:0 E), Kota Tinggi (01:44:0 N , 103:53:0 E) and Melaka (02:15:0 N , 102:15:0 E) also cannot see the new moon.
However, based on Calculation (Hisab), our Government have announced the first Dhul-Hijjah 1432 H on 28th October 2011 M (Friday). Therefore, Eid-ul-Adha will be held on 6 th November 2011 M (Sunday).
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