Lunar Eclipse in Chennai on 31 January 2018 – Time of Chandra Grahan in Tamil Nadu cities is given here for Chennai, Madurai, Coimbatore, Tiruchirappalli, Salem, Tirunelveli, Tiruppur, Ambattur, Avadi, Thoothukudi, Thanjavur, Tiruvottiyur, Nagercoil, Dindigul, Vellore, Cuddalore, Kancheepuram, Erode, Alandur, Pallavapuram, and many other parts of Tamil Nadu..
Lunar Eclipse of 31 January 2018 is a Total lunar eclipse (Rahugrastha Purna Chandra Grahan). This Chandra grahan begins in the evening and ends in the night. This Chandra Grahan will take place in Magha Month as per all Hindi calendars of North India, Marathi, Kannada, Gujarati and Telugu calendars. It falls in Thai Masam as per Tamil calendar.
The exact time of Chandra grahanam in Tamil Nadu on 31 January 2018
Penumbral Lunar Eclipse begins at – 4.21 PM, 31 January 2018 – Not Visible – Grahan Sparsha Kaal (Prachchaya Chandra Grahan starts)
Partial Lunar Eclipse begins at – 5.18 PM, 31 January 2018 – Not Visible – Pakshika Chandra Grahan starts
Total Lunar Eclipse begins at – 6.22 PM – Visible – Sampurna Chandra Grahan starts
Mid Eclipse at – 7.00 PM – Visible – Grahan Madhya Kaal (Madhya Chandra Grahan)
Total Lunar Eclipse ends at – 7.38 PM – Visible – Sampurna Chandra Grahan starts
Partial Lunar Eclipse ends at – 8.41 PM – Visible – Pakshika Chandra Grahan Moksha Kaala
Penumbral Lunar Eclipse ends at – 9.38 PM, 31 January 2018 – Visible – Grahan Antya Kaal (Prachchaya Chandra Grahan ends)
Tamil Nadu Temples will remain closed during Chandra Grahanam – Brihadeeswarar Temple, Thanjavur. Meenakshi Amman Temple, Madurai. Mamallapuram Temple. Annamalaiyar Temple, Tiruvannamalai. Gangaikonda Cholapuram, Thanjavur. Ramanathaswamy Temple, Rameswaram. Ucchi Pillayar Temple, Rockfort. Murugan Temple, Tiruchendur. Ranganathaswamy Temple, Srirangam. Thillai Nataraja Temple, Chidambaram. Jambukeswarar Temple, Thiruvanaikaval. Uppiliappan Temple, Thirunageswaram. Ekambareswarar Temple, Kanchipuram. Tirunallar Saniswaran Temple, Thirunallar. Subramanya Swamy Temple, Pachaimalai. Bannari Amman Temple, Sathyamangalam. Thyagaraja Temple, Tiruvarur. Kailasanathar Temple, Kanchi. Anjaneya Swamy Temple, Namakkal. Palani Murugan Temple, Palani. Lakshmi Narsimha Swamy Temple, Vellore. Kumari Amman Temple, Kanyakumari. Kamakshi Amman Temple, Kanchipuram. Panchamukha Anjaneyar Temple, Tiruvallur. Mondaicaud Bhagavathi Temple, Kanyakumari.