Crescent Moon

Eid-ul-Fitr 2020 moon sighting live, chand raat in India: Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata, Srinagar, Lucknow, Patna, Jaipur, Bhopal, Ahmedabad, Bhubaneswar, Guwahati, Chandigarh, Jammu

Muslims in Gulf countries have been observing fast since April 24, after the Ramadan moon was sighted on April 23. Saturday, i.e. May 23 is the 29th day of Ramadan in the region. 

May 23, 2020, 16:22 PM IST

Saudi Arabia announces Eid-ul-Fitr 2020 on May 24

Muslims worldwide will celebrate one of their biggest holidays under the long shadow of the coronavirus, with millions confined to their homes and others gripped by economic concerns during what is usually a festive time of shopping and celebration.

May 22, 2020, 18:26 PM IST

Eid-ul-Fitr to be celebrated on June 16, announces Shahi Imam of Delhi's Jama Masjid

The Eid ul-Fitr is celebrated after the sighting of the crescent moon which officially ends the month of Ramzan. ​

Jun 15, 2018, 06:57 AM IST

Celestial extravaganza: Watch the trio meet of Moon, Jupiter and Venus!

Soon after sunset, shift your eyes towards the sky! You will get to witness the crescent moon given company by Venus and Jupiter making it a celestial extravaganza.

Jul 19, 2015, 22:03 PM IST

Celestial treat: Catch Mars `snuggle` with Venus this month

Avid sky watchers are in for a celestial treat to catch Venus and Mars paired together in a bunch starting from February 20th till the end of the month.

Feb 21, 2015, 09:27 AM IST

Crescent Moon to pair closely with Venus on September 8

Soon after the Sun dips below the western horizon on Sunday, September 8th, people will be able to see crescent Moon paired closely with Venus, the "Evening Star."

Sep 04, 2013, 16:26 PM IST