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Dhul-Hijjah 1427

12/20/2006: 8:25PM: The Chicago Hilal Committee has determined that Dhul-Qadah will complete its course of 30 days as there was no moon sighting...

12/20/2006:

8:25PM: The Chicago Hilal Committee has determined that Dhul-Qadah will complete its course of 30 days as there was no moon sighting report from anywhere across the United States. The first of Dhul-Hijjah will be Friday, December 22, 2006 and consequently Eid-ul-Adha will be on Sunday, December 31, 2006. An early Eid Mubarak to all!

We have contacted our representatives in the following areas and recieved the following information:

City, State Time of Report Report
Los Angeles, CA 5:55pm PST Clear Skies, No Sighting
San Jose, CA 5:50pm PST Cloudy Skies, No Sighting
San Francisco, CA 5:45pm PST Cloudy Skies, No Sighting
Stockton, CA 5:32pm PST Cloudy Skies, No Sighting
Phoenix, AZ 5:30pm PST Clear Skies , No Sighting
Seattle, WI 5:01pm PST Cloudy Skies, No Sighting
Birmingham, AL 6:38pm CST Cloudy Skies, No Sighting
Dallas, TX 6:30pm CST Cloudy Skies, No Sighting
Houston, TX 6:30pm CST Cloudy Skies, No Sighting
Orlando, FL 7:15pm EST Clear Skies, No Sighting
West Palm Beach, FL 7:05pm EST Clear Skies, No Sighting
Gettysburg, MD 6:52pm EST Clear Skies, No Sighting
Jackson, MS 6:45pm EST Cloudy Weather, No Sighting
Roanoke, VA 6:21pm EST Clear Skies, No Sighting
New York, NY 6:30pm EST Clear Skies, No Sighting

5:15PM: The Chicago Hilal Committee’s meeting is in session. We are trying to contact our representatives across the nation.

12/17/2006:

The Chicago Hilal Committee will be holding its meeting on Wednesday, December 20, 2006 at theĀ Islamic Center of Chicago (ICC) to determine the start of Dhul-Hijjah and consequently the date of Eid-ul-Adha (Dhul-Hijjah 10, 1427). The possible dates for Eid-ul-Adha are Saturday, December 30, 2006 or Sunday, December 31, 2006. The most likely date according to moon sighting is Sunday, December 31, 2006.

There will be regular updates on this site after Maghrib (CST) on Wednesday, December 20, 2006.

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