Lunar Eclipse March 2016


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Penumbral Lunar Eclipse March 23, 2016

Another Celestial event of importance is due within few days. A Penumbral Lunar Eclipse will be observed on March 23, 2016. Given below are approximate timings. Please check link to know exact timings in your region. As you can see the Eclipse will be visible in the shaded portion of above picture. Pic – courtesy http://www.timeanddate.com

Timings for India – Begins 23rd March 2016 – Starts 15:09 PM, Ends 19:24 PM – Eclipse duration approx 4 hours

Eclipse timings for other countries
Timings for UK – Begins 23rd March 2016 – 9:39 AM
Timings for Brazil – Begins 23rd March 2016 – 6:39 AM, ends 10:39 AM – some parts, not all
Timings for Canada – Begins 23rd March 2016 – 5:39 AM, Ends 9:54 AM
Timings for Melbourne, Australia – Begins 23rd March 2016 – 20:39 PM, Ends on 24th March 2016 – 00:54 AM

Eclipse will start in Uttara Phalguni Nakshatra and ends in Hasta Nakshatra.

In Hindu culture, Eclipses are considered opportunities to energize Mantras. So, those interested in grabbing this opportunity may bookmark date and timings above.

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