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Tamil Nadu Lunar Eclipse Time on July 16, 2019 – Chandra Grahanam time in Chennai, Madurai on July 16 - 17, 2019

A partial lunar eclipse, or Poorna Chandra Grahanam, will be visible in Chennai, Madurai, and other parts of Tamil Nadu on  July 16 and July 17, 2019. The Chandra Grahan will be visible in Coimbatore, Erode, Salem, Kanchipuram, Thoothukudi and other towns from 12:14 AM to 5:48 AM on July 17  – as per Indian standard time.

The Grahan takes place during the night to midnight and it is visible to the naked eye.

Those Hindus following Grahan fasting and rituals need to follow it.

All temples will remain closed 9 hours before the grahan and will only open next day morning after pujas and purification rituals.

Detail Timing of Lunar Eclipse in Tamil Nadu
  • Eclipse begins 12:14 AM on July 17
  • Mid Eclipse is at 3:01 AM on July 17
  • Eclipse ends at 5:48 AM on July 17
  • The moon will be covered from 1:32 AM to 4:30 AM on July 17 (early hours)
A day in Hindu calendar is from sunrise to before next day sunrise and therefore Hindu panchangs will mark the day as July 16.