Solar Eclipse, Surya Grahan in February 2017 is Kankanakara Surya Grahan (Annular Solar Eclipse). This Surya Grahan will not be visible over India.
The Annular Solar Eclipse of 26 February 2017 falls on Falgun Amavasya as per North Indian Hindi calendars and on Magha Amavasya in the calendars followed in Maharashtra, Gujarat, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka.
It falls in Maasi Masam of Tamil calendar, Kumbha Masam of Malayalam calendar and Phalgun Mash in Bengali calendar.
This Sampurna Surya Grahan is visible from South America (Chile, Argentina), Atlantic region, Pacific region, Africa, Antarctica.
This Grahan will not be visible in …..
This Surya Grahan will not be visible in remaining parts of the world other than the above mentioned places. It won’t be visible in USA, Canada, UK and other parts of Europe, Asian countries like Middle East (Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, UAE, etc.), Pakistan, Bangladesh, Singapore, Malaysia, Mauritius, Maldives, China, Japan, Russia, etc. Australia and New Zealand also will miss this Solar Eclipse.
What is Surya Grahan and when it occurs?
Solar eclipse is a stage in the Suns cycle (solar cycle), where the Moon reaches between the Sun and the Earth. Read more here on how Suryagrahan takes place..
Effects of Solar Eclipse on Zodiac Natives
The solar eclipse has an awful sight since the ages. Traditionally and scientifically, the Sun is considered as energy provider and the life –giver for the whole universe. Read more here on how Suryagrahan affects the Zodiac natives..
Timings of Solar Eclipse, 26 February 2017 (Universal Time – UTC).
Partial Solar Eclipse begins at – 12:10 PM
Total Solar Eclipse begins at – 1.15 PM
Maximum Eclipse at – 2.58 PM
Total Solar Eclipse ends at – 4.31 PM
Partial Solar Eclipse ends at – 5.35 PM
This Grahan is not visible in India, hence no need of performing any ritual related to Surya Grahan in India. But just for the some Siddha Sadhaks, who want to know the grahan timings, here are…
Timings of Solar Eclipse, 26 February 2017 (Indian Standard Time)
Partial Solar Eclipse begins at – 5:40 PM (Pakshika Surya Grahanam – Sparsha Kaal)
Total Solar Eclipse begins at – 6.45 PM (Sampurna Surya Grahanam arambh)
Maximum Eclipse at – 8.28 PM (Surya Grahan Madhyakaal)
Total Solar Eclipse ends at – 10.01 PM (Sampurna Surya Grahanam antyakaal)
Partial Solar Eclipse ends at – 11.05 PM (Pakshika Surya Grahanam antya Kaal)