SA gears up for lunar eclipse

The longest total eclipse in a century will take place on 27 July 2018 and should be visible in South Africa — weather permitting. What will we see? The full Moon will rise just after sunset on Friday 27 July. At 7:13 pm SA Time (17:13 UT), the Moon will[…]

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Moon for Ramadan not sighted

The moon for Ramadan 1437 has not been sighted in South Africa, the Crescent Observers Society announced on Sunday. The first taraweeh prayer will be held on Monday evening and the first day of Ramadan will be on Tuesday. In making the official announcement on air, new president of the[…]

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Moon too young to be sighted: COS

All indications are that the new moon will not be sighted on Thursday. This was the summation from the Crescent Observers Society (COS), following its pre-sighting assessment of the crescent this week. Capetonians are preparing to make their way to Three Anchor Bay this evening for the annual Eid moon-sighting.[…]

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