Sky gazing: ‘Ramazan will not begin from July 19’

Prominent astrophysicist says there is no ambiguity on the matter of appearance of Ramazan crescent, its visibility


Our Correspondent July 19, 2012

KARACHI: “Scientific study declares that the crescent of Ramzan cannot be visible on July 19 in Pakistan and its affiliated regions. But it will be seen in South Africa,” said speakers at a  organised by the Karachi University’s Institute of Space and Planetary Astrophysics on Tuesday. Prominent astrophysicist Prof. Jawaid Qamar said, “There is no ambiguity on the matter of the appearance of the Ramazan crescent and its visibility.”

Published in The Express Tribune, July 19th, 2012.

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