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sighting

[′sīd·iŋ]
(optics)
The act or procedure of aiming with the aid of a sight.
The action of bringing something into view; the action of seeing something.
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His move to set up a scientific moon sighting committee created a lot of stir across the country as many considered his move as against the Islamic norms but others welcomed his initiative.
Dubai: Eid Al Fitr in Pakistan will be celebrated on June 5, according to the country's first moon sighting website and Hijri Calendar launched by Chaudhry Fawad Hussain, Minister of Science and Technology.
'When we receive information of local witnesses with local moon sighting committee, we send our staff to ascertain the claims but the central committee doesn't wait to hear from us on this,' he said.
Caption: Duke feels shooting for sighting in fixed-sight handguns should not be done from a sandbag rest as point of impact can differ significantly from shooting standing.
That got me thinking about actual differences in accuracy achievable with the various types of sighting systems.
Registered members can now add a comment to other member contributed sightings. Comments can vary from a simple complement on the submitted photo, suggestions for a different identification, or asking questions about the sighting.
Since the end of the Vietnam War, the United States has received and investigated 22,745 live sighting reports.
Since the last widely accepted sighting in Louisiana in 1944, the bird had become the UFO of ornithology, with spottings claimed occasionally but not persuasively.
Sighting reports for ill or dead birds that were not submitted for laboratory testing were not systematically maintained in New Jersey in 1999.