Lunar Eclipse, Chandra Grahan in August 2017 is Khagras Chandra Grahan, Kethugrastha Pakshika Chandragrahanam. This Chandra Grahan will be visible all over Maldives 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 occurs in Shravana Nakshatra, Makara Rashi; Mesha Lagna and Vrishabha Lagna.
As per the Maldives Time Zone, the timings of Chandra Grahan on August 7 in 2017….
Penumbral Lunar Eclipse begins at – 8.50 PM, 7 August 2017 – Visible – Grahan Sparsha Kaal (Prachchaya Chandra Grahan starts)
Partial Lunar Eclipse begins at – 10.23 PM, 7 August 2017 – Visible – Pakshika Chandra Grahan starts
Mid Eclipse at – 11.20 PM, 7 August 2017 – Visible – Grahan Madhya Kaal (Madhya Chandra Grahan)
Partial Lunar Eclipse ends at – 00.18 AM, 8 August 2017 – Visible – Pakshika Chandra Grahan Moksha Kaala
Penumbral Lunar Eclipse ends at – 1.51 AM – Visible – Grahan Antya Kaal (Prachchaya Chandra Grahan ends)