Lunar Eclipse 2020 today - Upachaya: Know Chandra Grahan 2020 India timings, duration and significance
Lunar Eclipse 2020 today - Upachaya: Chandra Grahan will be observed today (Monday, 30 November) and it will be the fourth and last lunar eclipse of 2020. It is also a day when Kartik Purnima and Guru Nanak Jayanti will be observed
Lunar Eclipse 2020 today - Upachaya: For all those people who like to look at the sky, this is a special day. Chandra Grahan will be observed today (Monday, 30 November) and it will be the fourth and last lunar eclipse of 2020. It is also a day when Kartik Purnima and Guru Nanak Jayanti will be observed.
The last lunar eclipse 2020 will be penumbral which is also called ‘Upachaya’ in Sanskrit. According to astrologers, in penumbral lunar eclipse, the moon moves in the outside sphere of the shadow of the earth. The lunar eclipse will not be visible to the naked eyes.
Want to know the 3 types of lunar eclipses?
The 3 types of lunar eclipses are – total, partial and penumbral. The first penumbral lunar eclipse occurred on 10 January 2020 while the second occurred on 5 June and the third on 5 July.
The last lunar eclipse of 2020 will take place on the full moon date of Shukla Paksha of Kartik month.
See the Chandra Grahan 2020 timings in India
You must know that the last lunar eclipse of 2020 will start at 1:04 pm in India and end at 5:22 pm.
The eclipse will be at its maximum intensity at 3:13 pm.
Lunar Eclipse 2020: Where can you see the eclipse?
The lunar eclipse will be seen in most of Europe, most of Asia, Australia, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Arctic. The visibility of the eclipse will depend on the weather condition in each location.
Lunar Eclipse 2020: Where will it be visible in India?
The lunar eclipse 2020 would be visible in India only from some northern and eastern parts of the country. As per the drikpanchang, Patna, Ranchi, Kolkata, Lucknow, Varanasi and Bhubaneshwar are some cities in India, where Penumbral Lunar Eclipse will be visible.
What is the significance of lunar eclipse?
As per the Hindu beliefs, people follow some rules during the lunar eclipse. Many people do not use a sharp object during the eclipse. Fast is also observed by many Hindus on the day of Chandra Grahan.
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