Lunar Eclipse 25 April 2013 India Timing – Chandra Grahan in India

25 April 2013 Lunar Eclipse
The first lunar eclipse of the year 2013 will take place on 25th April 2013. It will be the first of three lunar eclipses in 2013. It will be a partial Lunar Eclipse in which only a tiny sliver of the Moon will be covered by the Earth’s umbral shadow at maximum eclipse, but the entire northern half of the moon will be darkened from being inside the penumbral shadow.
This is the second shortest partial eclipse of the moon for the 21st century, which would be lasting for just 27 minutes.

25 April 2013 Lunar Eclipse UTC Timing :

Penumbral Eclipse Begins : 18:03:38
Partial Eclipse Begins : 19:54:08
Greatest Eclipse : 20:07:30
Partial Eclipse Ends : 20:21:02
Penumbral Eclipse Ends : 22:11:26
Duration of Partial Phase – 00 Hours 26 Mins 54 Secs
Duration of Penumbral Phase – 04 Hours 07 Mins 47 Secs

25th April 2013 Lunar Eclipse Visibility :

25 April 2013 Lunar Eclipse Visibility Map
As seen in the 25 April 2013 Lunar Eclipse Visibility Map, you can see that this eclipse would be visible from Eastern Europe, Eastern Africa, Central Asia and Western Australia. The eastern parts of South America will experience moonrise with the eclipse already in progress. None of the eclipse would be visible in North America. 

25th April 2013 Lunar Eclipse Timing in India :

Find below the Lunar Eclipse  timing as per Indian Standard Time (IST)
First Contact with the Penumbra – 23:33:37 – on 25th April 2013
First Contact with the Umbra – 01:24:08 – on 26th April 2013
Maximum of Lunar Eclipse – 01:37:29
Last Contact with the Umbra – 01:51:01
Last Contact with the Penumbra – 03:41:25
Duration of Partial Phase – 00 Hours 26 Mins 54 Secs
Duration of Penumbral Phase – 04 Hours 07 Mins 47 Secs
This eclipse will be visible in all parts of India and it will take place in Swati Nakshatra / Tula Rashi.
According to Hindu Religion, Chandra Grahan is not considered auspicious. Hindus take all necessary safe measures during the time of Chandra Grahan and avoid looking at sky or moon during Chandra Grahan.

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