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2020 Lunar Eclipse | Chandra Grahan date and time for Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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2020 Lunar Eclipse

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MalaysiaKuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Lunar Eclipse
30th
November 2020
Monday / सोमवार
Lord Vishnu Killing Asura Rahu
cause of Eclipse as per Hinduism

Lunar Eclipse Local Timings

Penumbral Lunar Eclipse in Kuala Lumpur
No Eclipse in Umbra
Penumbral Eclipse after Moonrise Not Visible to the Naked Eye
Moonrise - 07:05 PM
First Contact with the Penumbra - 03:34 PM
Maximum of Lunar Eclipse - 05:43 PM
Last Contact with the Penumbra - 07:52 PM
Duration of Penumbral Phase - 04 Hours 18 Mins 11 Secs
Magnitude of Penumbral Lunar Eclipse - 0.82
Sutak Begins - Not Applicable
Sutak Ends - Not Applicable
Sutak for Kids, Old and Sick Begins - Not Applicable
Sutak for Kids, Old and Sick Ends - Not Applicable

Notes: All timings are represented in 12-hour notation in local time of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia with DST adjustment (if applicable).
Hours which are past midnight are suffixed with next day date. In Panchang day starts and ends with sunrise.

Lunar Eclipse of November 30, 2020

A penumbral Lunar Eclipse would occur on November 30, 2020. It will be the fourth Lunar Eclipse out of the four lunar eclipses in 2020.

Umbral magnitude of this Lunar Eclipse is -0.262 and penumbral magnitude will be 0.828. It cannot be easily distinguished from a usual Full Moon.

As it is penumbral eclipse it would not be considered for any religious activities by Hindus. For eclipse watchers also it would not be a significant event as the moon eclipse would hardly be visible through naked eyes. This penumbral eclipse would not be complete as the penumbral shadow of the earth would cover only 82% of the moon during the maximum of the eclipse.

The penumbral eclipse would be visible from most of Asia, most of Europe, Australia, North America, South America, Pacific Ocean, Arctic Ocean and Atlantic Ocean. In India, the penumbral eclipse would be visible only from some northern and eastern parts of the country.

None of the eclipse would be visible from most parts of India and Africa.

Although, the penumbral eclipse would be visible in some northern and eastern parts of India, Nepal and Singapore but none of the religious activities which are observed during Lunar eclipse would be followed.

Patna, Ranchi, Kolkata, Lucknow, Varanasi and Bhubaneshwar are some popular cities in India, where Penumbral Lunar Eclipse will be visible.

For more information on eclipse visibility please check Plot of Penumbral Lunar Eclipse of November 30, 2020.

About Lunar Eclipse Data

If Lunar Eclipse starts before midnight but ends after midnight i.e. it covers two different dates on Gregorian calendar then the chosen Eclipse Day is when maximum of Lunar Eclipse occurs. Hence Penumbral Phase as well as Umbral Phase might start before midnight i.e. on the previous day.

Moonrise and Moonset moments are corrected for Parallax and this correction gives better timings for the Eclipse sighting.

Hinduism and Lunar Eclipse

Unless Lunar Eclipse is visible to the naked eye, it is of no significance to Hindus and Hindus don't consider it for any religious activities. Penumbral Lunar Eclipses are not visible to the naked eye hence no rituals related to Chandra Grahan should be observed. If Lunar Eclipse is visible during Umbral Phase then only it should be considered for religious activities. Most Hindu Calendars don't list Penumbral Eclipses.

If Chandra Grahan is not visible in your city but it is visible some city near to that then you should not observe it. Precautions which are advised during Sutak should be taken only if Chandra Grahan is visible in your city. Chandra Grahan is considered even if the Moon is not visible due to cloudy weather or some other weather conditions.

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