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Lunar Eclipse 2024: Chandra Grahan coincides with Holi, Know more – Times of India

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Lunar Eclipse 2024: In the year 2024, the first Lunar Eclipse is going to occur on March 25. People should note that this Lunar Eclipse will take place on Purnima Tithi in the month Phalgun and it coincides with the festival of colours i.e., Holi. This will be Penumbra Lunar Eclipse. This is going to be a great opportunity for the skygazers to witness this event.It will occur under the Virgo sun sign and Uttara Phalguni Nakshatra.

Lunar Eclipse 2024: Date and Time

Tithi Date and Time
Purnima Tithi Begins March 24, 2024 – 09:54 AM
Purnima Tithi Ends March 25, 2024 – 12:29 PM
First Contact with the Penumbra March 25, 2024 – 10:24 AM
Maximum of Lunar Eclipse March 25, 2024 – 12:43 PM
Last Contact with the Penumbra March 25, 2024 – 03:01 P

Will this Lunar Eclipse be visible in India or Not?
People should feel relaxed as this Lunar Eclipse will not be visible in India. As per Panchang, this Penumbral Lunar Eclipse will be visisble in Germany, England France, Holland, Switzerland, Ireland, Spain, Belgium, South Norway, Japan, the Pacific, the Atlantic, the Arctic and Antarctica and eastern part of Russia.
Will there be Sutak on Lunar Eclipse?
No, there will not no Sutak period on Lunar Eclipse especially in India as it is not going to be visible here in India.
What is Lunar Eclipse?
A Lunar Eclipse occurs when the Earth positions itself between the Sun and the Moon, casting a shadow across the Lunar surface. Lunar Eclipses always occurs on Purnima Tithi.
What is Penumbral Lunar Eclipse?
Penumbral Lunar Eclipse takes place when the Moon passes through Earth’s Penumbra, or the pale outer region of its shadow. It can be hard to observe the Moon’s minor lowering. This kind of lunar eclipse is frequently confused for a typical full moon because it is not as dramatic as other kinds.
Can people play Holi on the day of Penumbral Lunar Eclipse?
There will be no impact of Lunar Eclipse on Holi celebration as it is not going to be visible in India so people can freely celebrate this festival with immense happiness and enthusiasm. They can celebrate this festival in the best possible way.

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