Lunar Eclipse 2021: Longest Chandra Grahan on Kartik purnima as we speak, check India timings and where to watch

New Delhi: The world is about to witness the longest Lunar Eclipse or Chandra Grahan as we speak (November 19). The final lunar eclipse of 2021 is alleged to be the longest one in 580 years. This goes to be a partial lunar eclipse and the longest one because the fifteenth century. 

The partial lunar eclipse shall be seen from North and South America, Australia, and elements of Europe and Asia.  Much of Europe, Much of Asia, Australia, North/West Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic shall be in a position to witness it, as per timeanddate.com

A partial lunar eclipse takes place when the earth strikes between the Sun and Moon however the three celestial our bodies don’t kind a straight line in area.


The Anshik Chandra Grahan or partial lunar eclipse will happen on Kartik Purnima Tithi, Shukla Paksha (November 19) beginning at 12:48 PM and will finish at 4:17 PM. The most partial eclipse shall be seen at 2.34 pm as 97 per cent of the moon shall be lined by the Earth’s shadow.

(The timings chart is attributed to timeanddate.com)

The Earth shall be experiencing a complete of 228 lunar eclipses within the twenty first century. A lunar eclipse can happen solely a most of thrice a yr, in accordance to US area company NASA.

The ending of the partial section simply after the moonrise shall be seen from excessive north-eastern elements of Arunachal Pradesh and Assam.


Anshik Chandra Grahan is falling on Kartik Purnima, very similar to the earlier yr. It is an auspicious day where devotees take a dip within the holy waters of the Ganges and provide prayers to Lord Vishnu. 

The subsequent lunar eclipse that shall be seen from India shall be in November 2022.



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