Lunar Eclipse July 2009 – Not Visible in India

A penumbral lunar eclipse will take place on July 7, 2009. The information provided by NASA suggests that the lunar eclipse is not visible in India, Middle East (Dubai) and Southeast Asia. The lunar eclipse on July 7, 2009 is not visible to the naked eye and will take place at moon rise in parts of Australia and New Zealand and at moon set in parts of Canada, United States, the Caribbean Islands and South America.

There eclipse is not visible in India but for those who are particualr to know the corresponding India time it is from 02:07 PM to 04:09 PM.

You can find the Lunar Eclipse July 7, 2009 Time here in this article.

According to NASA

July's penumbral eclipse is only of academic interest since the magnitude is just 0.156. Although the Moon will be above the horizon from most of Canada the eclipse is so minor as to be completely invisible to the naked eye. The eclipse will take place from 08:37:51 GMT to 10:39:20 GMT.

Image from NASA

Most of the Hindu traditional calendars have ignored the Lunar Eclipse on July 7, 2009. It is of not great importance and devout Hindus need not observe any Vrata or perform any austerities.

Please note that there is a Total Solar Eclipse – Purna Surya Grahan on July 22, 2009 and this is visible in India.

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