Surya Grahan June 2011 – Solar Eclipse on June 1 – Not Visible in India



There is a Surya Grahan on June 1, 2011. Time – 1925 hrs to 2306 hrs GMT. This is a partial solar eclipse and is not visible in India or in major parts of the world. When the eclipse is taking place time in India is from midnight of June 2 to early morning of June 2. The Grahan takes place in Northern Hemisphere and is not visible in major parts of the world. The only place it is visible is Siberia, Alaska and in northern parts of Canada. Hindu Panchangs and calendars have ignored this Surya Grahan – there is no need to do any rituals, pujas and fasting as per tradition.
The Eclipse begins at 19:25:18 GMT and ends at 23:06:56 GMT on Wednesday, June 1, 2011. The corresponding time in India is Thursday, June 2, 2011 from 12:55 AM (midnight) to 4:36 AM (early morning).

Next important Grahan in India is on June 15, 2011. This is a Purna Chandra Grahan (Lunar Eclipse) and is visible in India - Chandra Grahan on June 15.