19 May, 2012

Solar Eclipse (Surya Grahan) on 20 May

A partial Solar Eclipse (Surya Grahan) will be taking place during on 20/21 May 2012. This will be the first eclipse to be seen in India this year. It is not visible in major parts of India. It is only visible in Agartala, Guwahati, Kohima, Silguri, Gangtok and some eastern part of India.

The partial eclipse in India is during early morning just at sunrise on May 21, 2012. Partial Solar Eclipse Time in India:
Sparsh: 26:26
Sanmilan: 27:36
Madhya: 29:23
Unmilan: 07:09
Moksh: 08:19

In other parts of India, no need to follow any rituals during this Grahan.

The partial eclipse is visible in California, Japan, Korea, Nevada, Utah, Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado, Oregon and Texas. The time of the eclipse in United States on May 20, 2012 is from 4:15 PM to 6:39 PM.

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