Surya Grahan, Solar Eclipse will be taking place on 26 December 2019. It falls on Poush Amavasya as per North Indian Hindi calendars and Margashirsha Amavasya in Gujarati, Marathi, Telugu and Kannada calendars.
This Surya Grahan will take place in Moola Nakshatram and Dhanu Rashi (Sagittarius Zodiac Sign / Moon Sign). It occurs in Makara Lagna and Kumbha Lagna.
This Surya Grahan will be taking place during the sunrise time in India and will be visible in India as Partial Solar Eclipse and some places it is visible as Annular Solar Eclipse. Hence, we need to observe or follow rituals related to Hinduism. Pregnant women also need to follow the rituals associated with Surya Grahan on this day.
The eclipse will begin at 02.29 UTC on 26 December, and its maximum point will take place at 05:17 UTC on 26 December 2019. And the eclipse ends at 08.05 UTC.
As this Solar Eclipse is visible as Partial Eclipse in some places and Annular Eclipse in some other places of India, the timings may vary city to city and state to state. Hence check out the timings as per your city. The below are the timings given for Full eclipse visibility..
As per the IST (Indian Standard Time)… the timings of Solar eclipse on 26 December 2019..
Partial Solar eclipse begins at – 7.59 AM on 26 December 2019
Full Solar eclipse begins at – 9.04 AM
Greatest Eclipse (Maximum Eclipse) at – 10.47 AM
Total Solar eclipse ends at – 12.30 PM
Partial Solar eclipse ends at – 1.35 PM
The Surya Grahan of 26 December 2019 is visible from any city 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, Vizag, Vijayawada, Tirupati, Warangal, Nellore, 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 26 December 2019.