Prayer time actually practiced throughout the world
The following is the list of the angle of sun position below horizon to determine Fajr time and Isha time as applied by various bodies throughout the world. There is no problem (or no differences) to determine the time for sunrise, noon (Duhr), and sunset (Maghrib). The Asr time is also no conflicting between various bodies, which is based on the length of shadow of an object.
|Convention||Fajr Angle||Isha Angle|
|Muslim World League||18°||17°|
|Islamic Society of North America (ISNA)||15°||15°|
|Egyptian General Authority of Survey||19.5°||17.5°|
|Umm al-Qura University, Makkah||18.5°||90 min after Maghrib|
|120 min during Ramadan|
|University of Islamic Sciences, Karachi||18°||18°|
|Institute of Geophysics, University of Tehran||17.7°||14°|
|Shia Ithna Ashari, Leva Research Institute, Qum||16°||14°|
|European Council for Fatwa and Research||18°||17°|
NOTE: Until recently (2011), majority of the mosques in Norway somehow do not follow any of these convention. How do majority of the mosques in Norway apply the prayer time can be found here. Why they do not follow any of these, can be found also here.
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