A total lunar eclipse will occur on 8 November, 2022 (17 Kartika, 1944 Saka Era). The eclipse is visible from all places of India at the time of Moonrise.
Areas of visibility: Asia, Australia, North America, parts of northern and eastern Europe, and most of South America. In India, total lunar eclipse would be visible only from eastern parts whereas partial lunar eclipse would be visible from most of India.
It would be the second Lunar Eclipse of 2022.
Below are important timings of the Lunar Eclipse for Odisha as per Hindu almanac.
- Paka Tyaga (prohibition of cooking), stoppage of rice consumption and Devaniti (rituals of the deities) to begin from 5.54 AM on November 8.
- Grahan Sparsha: 2.38 PM.
- Grahana Madhya: 4.28 PM.
- Sarva Moksha: 6.18 PM.
Cooking, rice consumption and devaniti allowed from 6.19 PM onwards.
The next lunar eclipse which will be visible from India is on 28th October, 2023 and the same is a partial eclipse. Last lunar eclipse which was visible from India was on 19 November, 2021 and it was a partial eclipse.
Lunar Eclipse occurs on a full moon day when the earth comes in between the Sun and the Moon and when all the three objects are aligned. A total lunar eclipse will occur when the whole moon comes under the umbral shadow of the Earth and the partial lunar eclipse occurs when only when a part of the moon comes under shadow of the Earth.