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Lunar Eclipse – Chandra Grahan on 28 November 2012 Read more: http://wikinewstime.com/5425/lunar-eclipse-chandra-grahan-on-28-november-2012/#ixzz2D52nJX23
A penumbral lunar eclipse (Chandra
Grahan) will take place on 28th November 2012. It will be the second and
the last lunar eclipse of the year 2012.
28 November 2012 Lunar Eclipse UTC Timing :
Penumbral Eclipse begins at 12:14:59 UTC
Greatest Eclipse at 14:32:59 UTC
Penumbral Eclipse ends at 16:50:59 UTC
The total duration of this lunar eclipse is 276 minutes.
28 November 2012 Lunar Eclipse Visibility :
As shown in the visibility map below,
this Lunar Eclipse will be visible in all parts of the world except
South America, West Africa and eastern part of USA and Canada.
Most of Africa and Europe will see the
lunar eclipse at moonrise while USA, Canada, Mexico will see the lunar
eclipse at moonset.
The entire lunar eclipse wil be visible
in almost all over India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Myanmar,
Singapore, Malaysia China, Korea, Philippines, Indonesia, Taiwan, Japan,
Australia and New Zealand.
Chandra Grahan is considered
inauspicious by many. Many people perform fast on the day of grahan or
dont eat anything during the time of grahan. People also perform Jaap,
puja and religious recitation of mantra during Chandra Grahan and many
also take a dip in holy water if possible.