First Ramadan was on 23rd Sept

September 27, 2006

Moon Phases 2006

Prepared by Anthony Cook, Griffith Observatory (US), Pacific Standard Time

(Corrected for Daylight Saving Time Apr. 2 – Oct. 29)


   New Moon          First Quarter        Full Moon           
                    Jan  6 10:56 a.m.   Jan 14  1:48 a.m.   
Jan 29  6:15 a.m.   Feb  4 10:29 p.m.   Feb 12  8:44 p.m.   
Feb 27  4:31 p.m.   Mar  6 12:16 p.m.   Mar 14  3:35 p.m.   
Mar 29  2:15 a.m.   Apr  5  5:01 a.m.   Apr 13  9:40 a.m.   
Apr 27 12:44 p.m.   May  4 10:13 p.m.   May 12 11:51 p.m.   
May 26 10:26 p.m.   Jun  3  4:06 p.m.   Jun 11 11:03 a.m.   
Jun 25  9:05 a.m.   Jul  3  9:37 a.m.   Jul 10  8:02 p.m.   
Jul 24  9:31 p.m.   Aug  2  1:46 a.m.   Aug  9  3:54 a.m.   
Aug 23 12:10 p.m.   Aug 31  3:56 p.m.   Sep  7 11:42 a.m.   
Sep 22  4:45 a.m.   Sep 30   4:04 a.m    Oct 6 8:13 p.m
Oct 21 10:14 p.m.   Oct 29  1:25 p.m.   Nov  5  4:58 a.m.   
Nov 20  2:18 p.m.   Nov 27 10:29 p.m.   Dec  4  4:25 p.m.   
Dec 20  6:01 a.m.   Dec 27  6:48 a.m.

New Moon sighting would have been on the following timing around the world:

London, UK : 12:45:30 PM 22/09/2006 – Fri

Karachi, Pakistan: 04:45:30 PM 22/09/2006 – Fri

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia: 02:45:30 PM 22/09/2006 – Fri

Melbourne, Australia: 09:45:30 PM 22/09/2006 – Fri

Saudi’s also happen to announce first Ramadan on the 23rd September which is correct according to the Moon phases by the observatory.

Source: http://www.griffithobs.org/skymoonphases2006.html

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