Chandra Grahan in December 2009 – Pakshik Chandra Grahan or Partial Lunar Eclipse

Chandra Grahan or Lunar Eclipse which will start on December 31, 2009 and end in the early morning on January 1, 2010 take place as a Partial lunar eclipse or Pakshik Chandra Grahan. It is visible in Asia, Australia, Europe and Africa. Though, it will not be visible with naked eye, we can watch it taking proper precaution. This Chandra Grahan of December 31 is the fourth Chandra Grahan in the year 2009.

Chandragrahan time – Timings of Chandra Grahan on December 31 in 2009:

Pakshik Chandra Grahan (Partial lunar eclipse) will start at 18:51:38 UT and end at 19:53:51 UT. We can see the greatest eclipse (Maha Grahan kaal) for a moment at 19:22:41 UT. As per the Indian timings Chandra Grahan will begin at 22:45 hrs in the night of December 31, 2009 and end at 3:00 hrs in the early morning on January 1, 2010.

In which countries the Chandra Grahan will be visible on December 31 in 2009?

Hermit Lunar EclipseThe map given here predicts the position of Moon at the maximum eclipse time. The darkened areas like India, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Dubai, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, China, Malaysia, Singapore and Philippines can see partial eclipse in a better way. Chandra Grahan will be visible for few moments in some other Asian countries, Russia, Europe and Australia. The beginning of the Chandra Grahan will be visible in pink colored areas and blue colored areas will see ending of the Grahan.

Image Source: www.hermit.org

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25 Comments

  1. kizzy says:

    what time will the eclipse in United Kingdom London start and end on 31st dec 2009?

  2. rehan says:

    plz send me detail of CHAND GRAHAN & what is the timing in pakistan Karachi..plz send me quick

  3. irfan says:

    can you pls tell me the duration and timings of eclipse in Pakistan, karachi on 31 dec 2009?

  4. irfan says:

    please send me deatil of chande grahan and what is timing in pakistan karachi.

  5. Ria says:

    It has mentioned here in china also have chandra grahan.. Can i know the timings in china or we have to follow indian timings?

  6. Rakhee Gupta says:

    Please tell me the time of Lunar Eclipse in HCMC,Vietnam..

  7. Kalyanasundaram says:

    Please let me know the time of lunar exclipse in Lagos, Nigeria.

  8. Priya says:

    Sir,
    I am 3 months pregnant and living in USA. It is mentioned that this eclipse will not be visible in USA so I would like to know whether I have to follow it according to Indian timing or not?

    Regards,
    Priya

  9. shobana karthik says:

    can you pls tell me the duration and timings of eclispse in kuwait on 31 dec 2009?

  10. Irshad Saati says:

    Dear Sir,

    Can you tell me the timing of Lunar eclipse in Karachi Pakistan .Your web page gives details at England and in India but not in Pakistan.
    Regards
    Irshad Saati

  11. Ravindranath V says:

    Dear Sir,

    Can you tell me the timing of Lunar eclipse in New York.Your web page gives details at England and in India but not in USA.
    Regards
    Ravindranath

  12. ESHA says:

    Hello chandar Grahan will be effect in Australia or if it will effect plz tell me the time very soon thanks.

  13. Prethi says:

    I am five months pregnant now. Could you let me know UK timings please..

  14. Raja says:

    Please let me know the timings in Qatar.

  15. Jayashree says:

    I am 5 month in pregnancy, How much this grahana will be effecting to us.. and what are the precautions has to be take for this grahana.

    • NAVEEN KUMAR SANAGALA says:

      If you take care during chandra grahana, there will be no effects. You can read the related posts mentioned in the article may give an idea about pregnant care or precautions to follow during grahan.

  16. Poulin says:

    Will it be visible in Paris and other cities of France

  17. Craig says:

    Please let me know the time of hermit lunar eclipse on 31 december 2009 in Australian cities – Melbourne, Brisbane, Sydney, Adelaide, New South Wales, Victoria, Queensland.

  18. Shalini Mehta says:

    will December 2009 chandra grahan visible in New York, San Francisco, Atlanta and other USA cities?