In this year the first chandra grahan (partial) will take place on 26 June 2010. It will be visible after sunset from Australia, and eastern Asia. The partial chandra grahan will happen at moon rise in India, Nepal, Singapore, Malaysia and other places in eastern parts of Asia. It will be seen before sunrise over Western, North and South America. In India, this grahan will be visible in north-east part of India in Arunachala, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Mizoram, Manipur, Tripura, Assam and eastern Bihar at Moon rise. Grahan will not be visible in other parts of India. Exact details of chandra grahan places can be found from following Nasa map -
In India Timing for Chandra Grahan are as follows -
Grahan Start: 3:47 PM IST
Grahan Midtime: 5:08 PM IST
Grahan End: 6:30 PM IST
Sutak: Sutak for this Grahan will start at 6:47 AM IST. Please note sutak is applicable only at places where Grahan is visible.
Moon is going to join Rahu in Dhanus Rasi over Moola nakshatra. During the chandra grahan, Moon, the karaka for mind, will be afflicted by the magnetic impulses of Rahu /Ketu, this causes pressure and uncertainty in those areas ruled by Moon and the significations of the sign/ bhava in which the eclipse is taking place.
Detailed horoscope by astrologer VGR Pavan can be found on AstroCAMP.com.