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Shawwal 1428

10/11/2007: 9:30pm The Chicago Hilal Committee received no valid moon sighting reports tonight, Thursday, October 11, 2007. Alhamdulillah, we are...

10/11/2007:

9:30pm

The Chicago Hilal Committee received no valid moon sighting reports tonight, Thursday, October 11, 2007. Alhamdulillah, we are blessed to have another day in Ramadan. Ramadan will complete its course of 30 days and Eid-ul-Fitr will be on Saturday, October 13, 2007.

The committee would like to wish everyone a happy Eid Mubarak in advance. Please keep the committee in your du’as.

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

City, State Time of Report Report
Detroit, MI 6:45pm CDT Cloudy Skies, No Sighting
Roanoke, VA 6:55pm CDT Cloudy Skies, No Sighting
Chicago (Sears Tower) 6:57pm CDT Cloudy Skies, No Sighting
Baltimore, MD 6:59pm CDT Cloudy Skies, No Sighting
Orlando, FL 7:15pm CDT Clear Skies, No Sighting
Birmingham, AL 7:18pm CDT Clear Skies, No Sighting
Miami, FL 7:22pm CDT Clear Skies, No Sighting
West Palm Beach, FL 7:28pm CDT Clear Skies, No Sighting
St. Louis, MO 7:35pm CDT Clear Skies, No Sighting
Houston, TX 7:49pm CDT Clear Skies, No Sighting
Stockton, CA 8:39pm CDT Cloudy Skies, No Sighting
Gettysburg, MD 8:59pm CDT Cloudy Skies, No Sighting
Clinton, IA 9:00pm CDT Cloudy Skies, No Sighting
San Diego, CA 9:07pm CDT Clear Skies, No Sighting

6:55pm:

The meeting is in session. No moon sighting reports have been received as of yet. Updates will be made every 15 minutes or so. Please check back for more information.

6:30am:

Insha’Allah, the Chicago Hilal committee will meet tonight, Ramadan 29, Thursday, October 11th at the Islamic Community Center of Chicago. The committee will receive moon sighting reports from across the nation.

Should the moon be sighted on tonight, Eid-ul-Fitr will be tomorrow, Friday, October 12th.

Should the moon not be sighted on tonight, Ramadan will complete its course of 30 days and Eid-ul-Fitr/Shawwal 1, 1428 will be Saturday, October 13th.

According to astronomical information, the moon is not expected to be sighted tonight. Ramadan is expected to complete its course of 30 days and Eid-ul-Fitr is expected to be on Saturday, October 12th. However, the committee will fulfill its duty in monitoring reports from anywhere in the nation.

Please visit back tonight after Maghrib (CDT). The first update will be around 6:45pm Insha’Allah.

10/02/2007:

Insha’Allah, the Chicago Hilal committee will meet on Ramadan 29, Thursday, October 11th at the Islamic Community Center of Chicago. The committee will receive moon sighting reports from across the nation.

Should the moon be sighted on Thursday evening, Eid-ul-Fitr will be Friday, October 12th.

Should the moon not be sighted on Thursday evening, Ramadan will complete its course of 30 days and Eid-ul-Fitr/Shawwal 1, 1428 will be Saturday, October 13th.

Please visit back on Thursday, October 11th after Maghrib. The first update will be around 6:45pm insha’Allah.

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