The Scottish Hilal Forum (SHF) has announced Eid ul Adha date for 2020 under the supervision of Ulama in line with agreed Islamic criteria and including data from Her Majesty’s Nautical Almanac Office (British Observatory).
Based on the agreed criteria:
Eid ul-Adha will be on Friday, 31st July 2020/هـ1441 insha Allah.
Moon Visibility on 20th and 21st July 2020
Dhul Hijja 2020 ذو الحجة 1441هـ
|Monday, 20 July 2020||Tuesday, 21 July 2020|
|City||Visibility||Lag time (minutes)||Visibility||Lag time (minutes)|
|Cape Town – South Africa||B||49|
|Dakar – Senegal||F||6||A||60|
|Accra – Ghana||F||1||A||57|
|Freetown – Sierra Leone||F||4||A||59|
It should be noted that the moon will be born on 20th July 2020 but according to the British Observatory, it will be in Category ‘F’ for the cities/ countries listed above, which means it will be below the Danjon limit, not visible even with the help of a telescope.