Jumada Al-Thani or Jumada al-Akhira, the 6th month in the Islamic Hijri Calendar, is expected to start on Saturday, December 24, according to astronomical calculations.
“The Astronomical New Moon (conjunction) is on December 23, 2023 (Friday) at 10:17 UT. On December 23, the moon is extremely difficult to see in South America but can only be seen in Polynesian Islands,” Moonsighting.com reported.
“On December 24, it can be seen every where except most of Europe, where it can be seen on December 25.”
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The origin of the word “Jumda”, from which the name is derived, is used to denote dry parched land: land devoid of rain, and hence denote the dry months.
Since a year of the Hijri calendar is a lunar-based one, that is 11 to 12 days shorter than the solar year, Jumada Al-Thani migrates throughout the seasons.
Check the following astronomical maps to discover the beginning of Jumada Al-Thani, 1444 at your location.
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