Today, 9 May 2013 is Amavasya, No Moon day in Hindu calendar. It is Vaishakh Amavasya as per North Indian Hindi calendars and Chaitra Amavasya in Marathi, Gujarati, Telugu and Kannada Panchangams.
Time of Amavasya – 9 May 2013
Amavasya May 2013 date is May 9 & 10, Thursday & Friday. Amavasya time in May 2013 – it starts at 4.17 AM on 9 May and ends on 10 May at 5.58 AM.
In Tamil Calendar this Amavasya is called as Chithirai Amavasai, in Malayalam calendar – Meda Masam Amavasya and in Bengali Panjika it is Baisakh Month Amabashya.
There is a Surya Grahan (Kankanakara Surya Grahan – Annular Solar Eclipse) on Amavasya of May 2013 (May 10, 2013) which will not be visible in India and the rest of the world (except Australia). Australia and New Zealand can view the Solar eclipse.