Abhijit Nakshatra is the extra nakshatram and is not included in the list of 27 birth star constellations in Hindu Astrology. In December 2012, Abhijit Nakshatra time is from 4.15 AM to 11.45 AM on December 16.
Abhijit Nakshatra of December 2012 coincides with Shukla Paksha Chaturthi in Margashirsha month as per North Indian Hindi calendar &as per Telugu, Kannada, Gujarati & Marathi calendars.
The Abhijit Nakshatram of December 2012 falls in Dhanu Masam of Kerala calendar and Margali Masam (Margazhi Month) of Tamil calendar.
The period between the fourth charan or the part of Uttarashada Nakshatra (Uthradam) and the first four ghadiya of Sravana Nakshatra (Thiruvonam) is considered as Abhijit Nakshatra. Abhijit Nakshatra Nakshatra adhipathi (Lord of the Star) is Lord Brahma.