Chandra Grahan 2013: Lunar Eclipse dates

Chandra Grahan (Lunar Eclipse) will take place three times in 2013 – in April, May and October. There is no Total Lunar eclipse (Sampurna Chandra Grahan) in this year.

Here is information on visibility and duration of three lunar eclipses in 2013..

Partial Lunar Eclipse on April 25, 2013 (Pakshik Chandra Grahan)

This Partial lunar eclipse will be visible over Europe, Africa, Asia and Australia with duration of 27 minutes. India, Nepal, Singapore, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, UAE, Kuwait, Oman, Yemen, Saudi Arabia, UK, Germany, France, Switzerland, Australia and New Zealand and many more countries from the above said continents will view the Chandra Grahan clearly.

USA, Canada, Mexico, and some South American countries, and Eastern Australian places will miss out this lunar eclipse.

Penumbral Lunar Eclipse on May 25, 2013

This Penumbral Lunar eclipse will be visible in North America, South America and Africa. USA (United States of America), Canada, Mexico, Trinidad & Tobago, Carrebean Islands, South Africa, Zimbabwe and some other countries in West Africa and Central Africa will view the Chandra Grahan clearly.

All Asian countries like India, Malaysia, Singapore, UAE, Kuwait; Australia, New Zealand, Europe and some East African regions will miss out this penumbral lunar eclipse.

Penumbral Lunar Eclipse on October 18, 2013

This Penumbral lunar eclipse will be visible over North America, South America, Europe, Africa and Asia. The entire world will view this eclipse except some places like Australia.

Australia and New Zealand will miss out this eclipse.

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