Partial Lunar Eclipse or Pakshik Madhya Chaya Chandra Grahan will take place on August 6 in 2009. This lunar eclipse, termed as Madhya Chaya Chandra Grahan (Pakshik Chandra Grahan) is partially visible in India. This penumbral partial lunar eclipse will take place at the time of moon set i.e in the early morning. Time of Chandra Grahan in India is – 4.37 to 7.49. Though this grahanam is partially visible in India, this grahanam is insignificant as per Hindu Jyotish.
As per the Universal Time the partial Chandra Grahan will begin at 23.01.04 on August 5 and end at 2.17.23 on August 6. The greatest phase of this Chandra Grahan will take place at 0.39.11 on August 6. The total duration of the partial lunar eclipse is 1 hour and 38 minutes.