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Chandra Grahan 2021: What is Sutak? Here’s all you need to know

Chandra Grahan 2021: What is Sutak? Here’s all you need to know
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Chandra Grahan 2021: What is Sutak? Here’s all you need to know

Chandra Grahan 2021: What is Sutak? Here’s all you need to know

Chandra Grahan 2021: This yr, we’re going to witness two lunar eclipses. Nonetheless, the primary lunar eclipse of 2021 will happen on Could 26. Will probably be a complete lunar eclipse. The eclipse would start at 2:17 pm in India and finish at 7:19 pm. As per PTI, throughout this astronomical occasion, the earth will cowl the moon by 101.6 per cent.

The full lunar eclipse of 2021 will probably be seen in South Asia, East Asia, Australia, a lot of North America, South America, Pacific Ocean, Atlantic Ocean, Indian Ocean, and Antarctica.

When a lunar eclipse takes place?

A lunar eclipse a particular occasion that happens when the Solar, Earth and Moon are available a straight line and the Earth blocks solar rays from reaching the lunar floor.

What are the kinds of lunar eclipses?

Three kinds of lunar eclipses exist:

Chandra Grahan 2021 timings: Full particulars

As per drikpanchang.com, these are the native timings:

First contact

  • First contact with the Penumbra: 14:18
  • First contact with the Umbra: 15:15

Complete part

The full part begins: 16:43
Complete part ends: 16:54

Most of eclipse

  • Most of lunar eclipse: 16:48

Final contact

  • Final contact with the Umbra: 18:21
  • Final contact with the Penumbra: 19:19

Period

Period of complete part: 00 hours 11 minutes 16 secs
Period of partial part: 03 hours 06 minutes 22 secs
Period of penumbral part: 05 hours 00 minutes 39 secs

Magnitude

The magnitude of lunar eclipse: 1.01
The magnitude of penumbral lunar eclipse: 1.95

What is the Sutak interval?

A sure inauspicious time earlier than Surya Grahan and Chandra Grahan is often known as Sutak. In accordance to drikpanchang.com, there are a complete of 8 Prahars from Dawn to Dawn. Throughout a photo voltaic eclipse, Sutak is noticed for 4 Prahars (12 hours) and through a lunar eclipse, Sutak is noticed for 3 Prahars (9 hours) earlier than the eclipse.

Through the Sutak interval, folks observe quick and comply with a sure algorithm. Nonetheless, in India folks consider that the Sutak interval ought to solely be adopted throughout an actual Lunar Eclipse, a Grahan which will be seen with open eyes. The eclipse occurring on Could 26 won’t be seen with the eyes. Therefore, the ‘Sutak’ interval won’t be legitimate.

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