Grahan 2023: A total of 4 eclipses were to occur this year, out of which the first solar eclipse occurred on the day of 20 April and the first lunar eclipse occurred on the night of 5 May. Two more eclipses are going to occur in the coming month of October. This astronomical event is also being described as a very special coincidence which is rarely seen. October is going to be the month in which 2 eclipses will occur. This eclipse will be the last solar eclipse of the year and the last lunar eclipse of the year. Know everything from the date and time of these eclipses.
Solar eclipse and lunar eclipse in October. Surya Grahan And Chandra Grahan In October
Talking about the second solar eclipse of the year, a solar eclipse occurs when the Moon comes between the Earth and the Sun. The second solar eclipse is going to take place on Saturday, October 14, which is going to be an annular total solar eclipse and it can also be called Ring of Fire.
This annular solar eclipse can be seen from many parts including the Northwestern United States, Mexico, Central America and South America, Pacific, Atlantic and Arctic regions. Apart from this, some part of the solar eclipse, if not the whole, can be seen from other western countries. American space agency NASA has advised to wear special eye protection glasses etc. to view this solar eclipse.
Let us tell you that this solar eclipse cannot be seen from India. Because the eclipse will not be visible in India, hence Sutak Kaal will not be valid in India on religious grounds.
The second and last lunar eclipse of the year 2023 is going to occur on the night of 28-29 October. This eclipse can be seen from many parts of the world including Europe, Asia, Australia. This will be a partial lunar eclipse in which only some part of the Moon is eclipsed. This happens when the Earth passes between the Moon and the Sun and the Earth’s shadow falls on the Moon. This eclipse will be visible at 1:06 am on Friday, October 29 and will end at 2:22 am. In this eclipse the color of the moon looks like orange.
The second lunar eclipse of the year can be seen from India, hence its Sutak period will be valid on religious grounds. Maximum eclipse will be seen in New Delhi on October 29 at 01:44:05 AM.
(Disclaimer: The information given here is based on general beliefs and information. NDTV does not confirm it.)