Total Solar Eclipse of 14 December 2020 is visible in some parts of South America and South-west Africa. In 2020, this is the last of two solar eclipses.
This Surya Grahan is not visible in India, Pakistan, UAE, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Malaysia and other Asian countries, UK, Germany, France and other European countries, USA and Canada; Australia and New Zealand. Hence, there is no need of following rituals related to Solar Eclipse by pregnant women and or any other persons.
Total Solar Eclipse on 14 December 2020 (Sampurna Surya Grahan)
The Total Solar Eclipse of 14 December 2020 falls on Margashirsha Amavasya as per North Indian Hindi calendars and on Kartik Amavasya in the calendars followed in Maharashtra, Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Karnataka.
This total solar eclipse, the last eclipse of 2020, is visible from Chile and some parts of Argentina in the afternoon. Some regions in southern South America, south-west Africa, and Antarctica will see a partial solar eclipse, if the weather permits.
What is Surya Grahan and when it takes place?
Solar eclipse is a stage in the Suns cycle (solar cycle), where the Moon reaches between the Sun and the Earth. Read more here on how Suryagrahan takes place..
UTC Time of Solar Eclipse, 14 December 2020
Full eclipse begins at – 1.33 PM
Full eclipse begins at – 2.32 PM
Maximum eclipse at – 4.13 PM
Full eclipse ends at – 5.54 PM
Full eclipse ends at – 6.53 PM