An article which establishes the scientific character of the Makkah Calendar. This is the same article which was published in the February issue of a journal with an international audience named Selenolgoy Today. It explains the methodology used to calculate the Makkah Calendar.
This article analyzes the accuracy of major Islamic dates fixed by the Saudi Arabian Authorities in last 32 Hegirian years [1400 to 1431] using astronomical data.
This article explains the methodology used to calculate crescent visibility curves in non technical terms, so any ordinary Muslim can understand what is involved in the visibility. This article has been prepared by Khalid Shaukat of moonsighting.com.
For sake of accuracy should the Islamic calendar be predetermined by scientific data or established by the crescent vision only? Isn’t a combination of both methods possible and a better solution?