Lunar Eclipse, Chandra Grahan in August 2017 is Khagras Chandra Grahan, Kethugrastha Pakshika Chandragrahanam. This Chandra Grahan will be visible all over India as a Partial Lunar Eclipse.
August 7 is Purnima (Shravan Purnima). It is also celebrated as Rakshabandhan, Nariyali Purnima, Balabhadra Puja, Amarnath Yatra. It is to note that Chandra Grahan occurs on Punrima (Full Moon day).
This Chandra Grahan will take place in Shravan Month as per all Hindi calendars of North India, Marathi, Kannada, Gujarati and Telugu calendars.
It falls in Aadi Masam of Tamil calendar, Karkidaka Masam of Malayalam calendar, Shraban Mash of Bengali calendar and Shrawan Month in Nepali Calendar.
This Chandra Grahan occurs in Shravana Nakshatra, Makara Rashi; Mesha Lagna and Vrishabha Lagna.
As per the IST (Indian Standard Time), the timings of Chandra Grahan on August 7 in 2017….
Chandra Grahan begins in the night and continues till the late night / early morning. In India, we can watch entire Chandra Grahan as All Eclipse Visible.
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 7 August 2017.
Penumbral Lunar Eclipse begins at – 9.20 PM, 7 August 2017 – Visible – Grahan Sparsha Kaal (Prachchaya Chandra Grahan starts)
Partial Lunar Eclipse begins at – 10.53 PM, 7 August 2017 – Visible – Pakshika Chandra Grahan starts
Mid Eclipse at – 11.50 PM, 7 August 2017 – Visible – Grahan Madhya Kaal (Madhya Chandra Grahan)
Partial Lunar Eclipse ends at – 00.48 AM, 8 August 2017 – Visible – Pakshika Chandra Grahan Moksha Kaala
Penumbral Lunar Eclipse ends at – 2.21 AM – Visible – Grahan Antya Kaal (Prachchaya Chandra Grahan ends)
Other than India, the eclipse will be visible over Nepal, Singapore, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, UAE, Kuwait, Oman, Yemen, Saudi Arabia, UK, Germany, France, Switzerland, and many more countries from Asia, Africa, Europe and Australia will view the Chandra Grahan clearly.
As per UTC, the timings of Chandra Grahan August 2017
Penumbral Lunar Eclipse begins at – 3.50 PM, 7 August 2017 (UTC)
Partial Lunar Eclipse begins at – 5.23 PM
Greatest Eclipse at – 6.20 PM (UTC)
Partial Lunar Eclipse ends at – 7.18 PM
Eclipse ends at – 10.51 PM, 7 August 2017 (UTC)
What is Chandra Grahan and how it occurs?
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Effects of Lunar Eclipse
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