Lunar Eclipse, Chandra Grahan in April 2015 is Purna Chandra Grahan, Rahu grastha Chandragrahan. This Chandra Grahan will be visible all over India as a Partial Lunar Eclipse.
April 4 is Purnima (Chaitra Purnima). It is also celebrated as Hanuman Jayanti. It is to note that Chandra Grahan occurs on Punrima (Full Moon day).
This Chandra Grahan will take place in Chaitra Month as per all Hindi calendars of North India, Marathi, Kannada, Gujarati and Telugu calendars. It falls in Panguni Masam of Tamil calendar, Meena Masam of Malayalam calendar and Chaitra Mash of Bengali calendar.
This Chandra Grahan occurs in Hasta Nakshatra, Kanya Rashi.
As per the IST (Indian Standard Time), the timings of Chandra Grahan on April 4 in 2015….
Chandra Grahan begins in the afternoon and ends in the night. But, only during the moonrise, we can view chandra grahan in India.
From all the cities of India: Jammu, Srinagar (Jammu & Kashmir), Chandigarh, Jalandhar, Patiala (Punjab), Ambala (Haryana), Shimla, Dehradun, Delhi, Jaipur, Udaipur, Ajmer (Rajasthan), Surat, Ahmedabad, Vadodara, Gandhinagar (Gujarat), Mumbai, Pune, Nagpur, Nashik, Nanded (Maharashtra), Panaji (Goa), Bangalore, Mysore, Gulbarga, Mangalore (Karnataka), Chennai, Madurai, Salem, Coimbatore, Trichy (Tamil Nadu), Thiruvananthapuram, Cochin, Calicut (Kerala), Hyderabad, Warangal, Karimnagar, Nizamabad, Secunderabad (Telangana) Vizag, Vijayawada, Tirupati, Nellore, Kurnool, Anantapur, Rajahmundry (Andhra Pradesh), Bhubaneswar, Cuttack (Odisha), Kolkata, Howrah, Darjeeling, Durgapur, Asansol (West Bengal), Guwahati (Assam), Agartala (Tripura), Kohima (Nagaland), Imphal (Manipu), Aizwal (Mizoram), Itanagar (Arunachal Pradesh), Gangtok (Sikkim), Lucknow, Varanasi, Kanpur, Agra, Ghaziabad, Meerut, Allahabad (Uttar Pradesh), Indore, Bhopal, Jabalpur, Ujjain, Gwalior (Madhya Pradesh), Patna, Gaya, Bhagalpur, Muzaffarpur, Purnia (Bihar), Jamshedpur, Dhanbad, Ranchi (Jharkhand), Raipur, Bhilai (Chhattisgarh), the enthusiasts can watch the Lunar Eclipse of this 4 April 2015.
Penumbral Eclipse begins at – 2.31 PM on 4 April 2015 (Grahan Sparsha Kaal)
Partial Eclipse begins at – 3.46 PM on 4 April 2015 (Pakshika Chandra Grahan begins at)
Total Eclipse begins at – 5.28 PM (Sampurna Chandra Grahan begins at)
Mid Eclipse (Greatest Eclipse) at – 5.30 PM (Grahan Madhya kaal)
Total Eclipse ends at – 5.33 PM (Sampurna Chandra Grahan ends at)
Partial Eclipse ends at – 7.15 PM (Pakshika Chandra Grahan ends at)
Penumbral eclipse ends at – 8.29 PM (Grahan Antya kaal)
Other than India, The eclipse will be visible over western North America, the Pacific, east Asia, Australia and New Zealand. 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.
As per the Universal Time (GMT), the timings of Chandra Grahan April 4, 2015…
Penumbral Eclipse Begins: 9.01 AM
Partial Eclipse Begins: 10.16 AM
Total Eclipse begins – 11.58 AM
Greatest Eclipse: 12 Noon
Total Eclipse ends – 12.03 PM
Partial Eclipse Ends: 1.45 PM
Penumbral Eclipse Ends: 2.59 PM