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If you missed the spectacular views of the lunar eclipse earlier this year, you have one more chance left. The final blood moon is coming soon.
The timings of the lunar eclipse 2022 are, however, very important as they can be visible in only a few parts of India.
Here is all the info about Chandra Grahan for this year.
What is the Date and Time of the Lunar Eclipse 2022?
November 8, Tuesday is the day when the earth, sun, and moon will be aligned. The shadow of the earth, also known as the umbra, will cover the moon completely making it look red.
It would be a rare sight that will begin in the evening at 5:32 pm. The eclipse will last only for 45 minutes and 48 seconds and end at 6:48 pm.
Here's what will happen on that day.
On November 8, 2022, the Moon will pass into Earth’s shadow and turn red. This will be the last total lunar eclipse for about 3 years, so be sure to check it out if it’s visible in your area.
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How to Watch Blood Moon?
You can watch it through glasses, a telescope, or binoculars if you have any. You can even watch it online on the official YouTube channel of NASA, on social media handles like Twitter or Facebook.
NASA’s Dial a Moon website is the best place to check all the happenings about the moon.
Make sure you see it on time.
Who Can See Chandra Grahan 2022?
People living in India, Australia, North America, Antarctica, South America, North, and East Europe can watch blood moon.
However, not everyone can enjoy the full view of the blood moon because of timing differences or due to the moon’s location above the horizon.
In India, the lunar eclipse can be seen in the following states and cities:
- New Delhi (only partial)
When is the Next Lunar Eclipse?
As per NASA, this one is going to be the second and last one for 2022. There is no such possibility until March 14, 2025.
Effect of Chandra Grahan 2022 on Life
The event holds importance in astrology during which it is prohibited to do any auspicious work. The sutak period will start 9 hours before the event.
Other than this, all the zodiac signs will experience positive and negative impacts during the event.
Those having Gemini, Scorpio, Cancer, and Aquarius zodiac signs don’t have to worry at all. The lunar eclipse of 2022 is going to be fruitful for them.
However, Chandra Grahan 2022 will bring loss to Aries, Taurus, Virgo, and Capricorn signs. Rest four will have mild positive effects on their life.
So, don't forget to check the horoscope on November 8 especially.
Do’s and Don’ts During Chandra Grahan
If you are going to view the stunning sight of the blood moon 2022, watch it through binoculars or a telescope to protect your eyes
1. Do not have food during Chandra graham
2. Keep a handful of tulsi leaves in the food items prepared at home (especially milk). There are both astrological and scientific reasons to add tulsi.
3. Recite mantras to eliminate the negative effect of grahan
4. Do not perform any auspicious work or use sharp objects
5. After the end of the lunar eclipse, donate food and clothes
6. Pregnant women should avoid going out during this time
Keep these points in mind and you can witness the rare sights of the moon without any worries.