NEW DELHI: The full moon today will be the year’s biggest ‘supermoon’ and feature the first total lunar eclipse in more than two years. However, it will be visible in India for a short span from northeastern India, some parts of West Bengal, coastal parts of Odisha and Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
What is the time of super moon in India?
The Moon will partially start to eclipse at 11.15 pm and will last till 2.35 am as per India Standard Time.
Can we eat during lunar eclipse?
It is believed that eating foods during the lunar eclipse may have harmful effects on the body. According to Yogi Anoop Founder and Director at MediYoga, “It is not said that you should completely stop eating foods during this day, but one must have light foods that are easy to digest.
Is lunar eclipse harmful?
According to science, lunar eclipses are safe to watch directly through eyes. Therefore, one does not need to take care of any special precautions to witness a Chandra Grahan.
Is pink moon visible in India?
In India, the strawberry moon will reach its peak at 12:10 am and won’t be visible before the sunset. Sunset in New Delhi is expected at around 07:23 pm. It is also known as Pink Moon since the Moon is usually at a lower position in the sky and shines through the atmosphere. Thus, the moon gets its pinkish colour.
Is a blue moon really blue?
According to EarthSky.org, this type of blue moon only rises about once every two to three years. Unfortunately, neither type of blue moon is actually blue in color.