Date of commencement of Ramadan 2019 creates a mismatch between the astronomers. if Dr. Abdoulaye Gaye sets 7 May, while Marie Kaire, the Senegalese Association for Astronomy (ASPA), believes that month & # 39; will be on Monday, May 6 and will be almost 48 hours ago.
While the astronomer Dr. Abdoulaye Gaye recorded the start of Ramadan on 07 My 2019 still rolls against feelings. According to the President of the Senegalese Association for the promotion of astronomy, month & # 39 will be Monday, May 6, will be almost 48 hours ago and too long to stay in the sky that can be seen as a first sickle. In his explanation, Marie Kaire emphasizes that the combination of that with the & # 39 is the exact moment when the moon is between the Sun and the Earth, will be on Saturday, May 4 22h46mn GMT.
"This moment marks the end of the tour of the moon around the earth and the beginning of a new round. She goes to sleep in the sun and, therefore, can not see that day, "he would like to clarify. According to him, on Sunday, May 5 month will lie at 8:07 pm, or 40 minutes after the sun sets at 19:27. "Under clear sky, it will be observed with 19:45 at a height of 6 ° above the horizon, with 1% of the illuminated surface, elongation 11.3 °. Although being very young, growing well it can be seen in these conditions. The moon will be in 21h ages of conjunction, "he explains. Astronomer wants clear information on Monday, May 06 The moon will set at 21:02 or 1h34mn after the sun sets at 7:28 p.m .. «It is rather late for the first crescent. The moon will be in 1j20h age and consecrated the surface will be 4%. It will be easily seen everywhere in Senegal, given the long time that it will remain in the sky, "he said.
Marie Kaire noted that "if the conditions are out & # 39; I find it difficult crescent sighting in some areas of Senegal Sunday, May 5th reminds that the observability criteria are met on the same day and, therefore, do not lose sight of the surveillance of areas with clear sky. Moon Monday May 6 will be almost 48 hours ago and too long to stay in the sky that can be seen as a first sickle, "he said. Finally, he recalled that he always looks first crescent to the west, a little left, where the sun sets.