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Question # : 7637

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Asalamualaikum 1-If some people are able to view the Cresent(Moon)for Ramadhan and Eid through a Telescope but are unable to see the Moon without the Telescope is such a sighting valid in Shariah?Please provide refrence and name of Mufti saheb. Jazakumullah

Answer : 7637

Published on: Nov 5, 2008

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم

(Fatwa: 1941/1717=B/1429)


Sighting moon through telescope is not acceptable. The Shariah does not regard it binding.

Allah knows Best!

Darul Ifta,
Darul Uloom Deoband

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