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Here's what you should know about Chandra Grahan

The Lunar Eclipse will start at 11:15 pm on June 5 and will remain till 2:34 am on June 6.

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Lunar Eclipse is all set to occur on the intervening night of June 5 and June 6. This will the second lunar eclipse of the year 2020 after a similar phenomenon took place in January. The Lunar Eclipse 2020 is likely to last till the early hours of June 6.

There are three types of lunar eclipses - Penumbral, Total and Partial. Like the one that occurred on January 10, the upcoming one will also be a penumbral lunar eclipse.

The Lunar Eclipse will start at 11:15 pm on June 5 and will remain till 2:34 am on June 6. At 12:54 am on June 6, the eclipse will be upon its full extent.

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Also read: Lunar eclipse 2020 | Best time to watch second ‘Chandra Grahan’ of 2020 from India

The lunar eclipse, referred to as "Chandra Grahan" in India, will be visible in Asia, Africa, most parts Europe, Australia, South America, the Pacific, Atlantic, the Indian Ocean, and Antarctica.

People tend to believe in a lot of superstition-based activities during the Lunar Eclipse, which include not consuming food or drinks during the Grahan period.

But they should not fall for these practices.
First Published on Jun 4, 2020 08:46 pm
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