Lunar Eclipse, Chandra Grahan in February 2017 is Prachaya Chandra Grahan, Tejoheena Kanthi Chandragrahanam. This Chandra Grahan will be visible all over India as a Penumbral Lunar Eclipse.
February 10 is Purnima (Magha Purnima). It is also celebrated as Sant Ravidas Jayanti. It is to note that Chandra Grahan occurs on Punrima (Full Moon day).
This Chandra Grahan will take place in Magh Month as per all Hindi calendars of North India, Marathi, Kannada, Gujarati and Telugu calendars.
It falls in Thai Masam of Tamil calendar, Makara Masam of Malayalam calendar and Magh Mash of Bengali calendar.
This Chandra Grahan occurs in Aslesha Nakshatra, Karkataka Rashi.
As per the IST (Indian Standard Time), the timings of Chandra Grahan on February 11 in 2017….
Chandra Grahan begins in the early morning way before sunrise and ends in the morning. But, only before the moonset, 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 11 February 2017.
Penumbral Lunar Eclipse begins at – 4.04 AM, 11 February 2017 – Visible – Grahan Sparsha Kaal (Prachchaya Chandra Grahan starts)
Mid Eclipse at – 6.14 AM – Visible – Grahan Madhya Kaal (Madhya Chandra Grahan)
Penumbral Lunar Eclipse ends at – 8.23 AM – Not Visible – Grahan Antya Kaal (Prachchaya Chandra Grahan ends)
Other than India, The eclipse will be visible over western North America, the Pacific, east Asia, Nepal, Singapore, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, UAE, Kuwait, Oman, Yemen, Saudi Arabia, UK, Germany, France, Switzerland, and many more countries from the above said continents will view the Chandra Grahan clearly.
As per UTC, the timings of Chandra Grahan February 2017
Penumbral Lunar Eclipse begins at – 22.34, 10 February 2017 (UTC)
Greatest Eclipse at – 00.45, 11 February 2017 (UTC)
Eclipse ends at – 02.54, 11 February 2017 (UTC)
What is Chandra Grahan and how it occurs?
Chandra Grahan (Lunar Eclipse) is a stage of Moons cycle, where the Earth comes between the Moon and the Sun. Read more here on how chandragrahan takes place..
Effects of Lunar Eclipse
Usually, the Lunar Eclipse has been quoted as a bad omen. As per the Hindu astrology or mythology, Moon administrates the personal and domestic issues – the social and psychological behavior. Read more about the effects of Lunar Eclipse here..