Lunar Eclipse 2021: First Chandra Grahan of the year… The lunar eclipse is an astronomical event, actually, it is the time when the moon comes into its shadow just behind our planet Earth. It is believed that the influence of an eclipse can be observed on all 12 zodiac signs, as well on the country and also on the world.
Astronomers have claimed that the initial lunar eclipse of this year will occur on May 26, 2021. This will be a total lunar eclipse. The eclipse is going to be visible in South Asia, much of North America, East Asia, Australia, South America, Indian Ocean, Pacific Ocean, Atlantic Ocean and Antarctica.
In India, the Lunar Eclipse 2021 would begin at 2:17 pm and finish at 7:19 pm.
Total number of lunar eclipses in 2021
Two lunar eclipses are going to occur this year, the initial lunar eclipse is going to take place on the full moon date of the Shukla Paksha of Vaishakh month, on May 26, 2021, at 2.17 pm. This eclipse will continue for 19 minutes in the evening. And the next lunar eclipse that will be last for this year is going to take place on 19 November 2021.
Where will the lunar eclipse 2021 appear
The initial lunar eclipse will be noticed within India, Asia, Australia, America and the Pacific Ocean region. The initial lunar eclipse for India is going to be the shadow lunar eclipse. But for other countries, it is going to be a full lunar eclipse.
The next lunar eclipse will also be a shadow eclipse. Apart from India, it will be visible in Northern Europe, Pacific Ocean, America and Australia.
Sutak timings for lunar eclipse 2021
The period of time before the lunar eclipse is called a ‘Sutak’ period. In this Period, any kind of auspicious works are stopped. Sutak period starts 9 hours before the lunar eclipse starts and dies with the eclipse. Since this eclipse is not going to be visible with the eyes, therefore ‘sutak period’ will not be valid.