The opportunity to determine the correct direction of the Qibla will be tomorrow, just above the Ka’bah

The moon will be over the Kaaba at 3:23 pm local time on Wednesday and Thursday night: Saudi astronomer

Makkah Mukarramah (Urdu Point newspaper latest. December 21, 2021) The opportunity to determine the correct direction of the Qibla, tomorrow the moon will be directly above the Kaaba. According to the report of Urdu News, Muslims all over the world will have the opportunity to know the correct direction of Qibla on 22nd December. It has been reported that the moon will rise just above the Kaaba on Wednesday night. In Saudi Arabia, the moon will be directly above the Kaaba at 3:23 pm local time on Wednesday and Thursday night, which will be the time when Muslims around the world can determine the correct direction of Qibla.
In this regard, the Saudi astronomer Mulham Hindi says that just as the sun rises above the Ka’bah, so does the moon rise above the Ka’bah. The Saudi astronomer has explained that the moon does not necessarily come directly above the Ka’bah only once a year, but several times a year the moon can come directly above the Ka’bah.
It is further stated that the astronomical demonstration of the rising of the Moon just above the Kaaba can be seen in Central and West Asia, Europe and Africa, including the subcontinent, but also in the eastern part of the United States and Canada.

According to Saudi astronomers, it will be easier for people to determine the direction of Qibla in areas farther away from Makkah. For areas 1000 km away from Makkah, looking at the moon, determining the direction of Qibla is more than in nearby areas. It will be easy. It should be noted that apart from the moon, the right direction of the Ka’bah is also determined by the fact that the Sun rises directly above the Ka’bah.
The sun rises on the Ka’bah twice a year, the first time the sun rises on the Ka’bah on May 27 and the second time on July 15. Remember that December 22 will be the shortest day of the year and the longest night in the world. The length of the night on December 22 will be approximately 14 hours and the duration of the day will be 10 hours. While the duration of night will decrease from December 23 and the duration of day will increase, on March 21 and 22 the duration of day and night will be equal.

 

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