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    Solar Eclipse in India July 2009 – Surya Grahan 2009 – Total Solar Eclipse in India


    As per Indian Standard Time, Total Solar Eclipse will be visible between 5:28 AM to 7:40 AM IST (Indian Standard Time) in India on July 22, 2009.

    Solar Eclipse in Animation

    Solar Eclipse in Animation

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    The total solar eclipse will last nearly four minutes — from 6.26 am to 6.30 am IST — in India and during this time Sun will not be visible at all. In India, Total Lunar Eclipse will be visible in Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Bihar, Varanasi, West Bengal and Northeastern States. According to NASA, the Solar Eclipse on July 22, 2009 is a “Total Solar Eclipse” and the Moon’s umbral shadow on Sun begins in India and crosses through Nepal, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Myanmar, China and ends in the Pacific Ocean.

    It is the longest total solar eclipse in the 21st century and will not surpass in duration until next 123 years.

    The total solar eclipse in India will be visible in regions around Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh), Surat (Gujarat), Darjeeling (West Bengal), Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh) and Patna (Bihar).

    The other places in India where the Eclipse is visible are Khandwa, Maihar, Mirzapur, Muzaffarpur, Panchmarhi, Purnia, Rewa, Sagar, Siliguri, Silvassa ,Vidisha, Bankipore, Bharuch, Chhapra, Chhatarpur, Cooch Bihar, Daltoganj, Daman, Darbhanga, Dibrugarh, Gangtok, Itanagar, Itarsi, Jabalpur, Katihar.

    Majority of the regions in India will not have a view of the Total solar eclipse. As per NASA data, it will be a partial eclipse in Mumbai, Pune, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Ahmedabad, Delhi, Kolkata and Chennai.

    The path of the Surya Grahan Through India (Image from NASA)
    Solar Eclipse Path in India

    • The dark blue double line with circles indicates the path of Total Solar Eclipse which includes central India, Bhutan and parts of China.
    • The grid area is of partial eclipse. (image from NASA)

    The rare solar eclipse which will take place on Wed, July 22, 09 will be a total eclipse of the Sun with a magnitude of 1.080 that will be visible in northern India, Nepal, northern Bangladesh, Bhutan, the northern Myanmar, central China and the Pacific Ocean, the Ryukyu Islands, Marshall Islands and Kiribati.

    Do’s and Don’t during the Solar eclipse

    • It is recommended to avoid or postpone to perform any important tasks or deal during the eclipse day
    • Fasting is recommended , Many people in India observe fast on the day of eclipse
    • Avoid eatables from outside
    • Avoid cooking during the eclipse timing
    • its recommended to Keep the food and eatables closed during the time of eclipse.
    • Hindus perform ritual bath after the eclipse is over

    Below are the list of important places in India where the Eclipse is Visible in its totality

    Solor Eclipse in India
    Bhopal

    • Eclipse begins before Sunrise
    • Total Solar Eclipse Begins at 06:22:11 AM
    • Greatest Eclipse Phase at 06:23:47 AM
    • Total Solar Eclipse Ends at 06:25:23 AM
    • Eclipse ends at 07:22:51 AM

    Darjeeling

    • Eclipse begins at 05:30:35 AM
    • Total Solar Eclipse Begins at 06:27:01 AM
    • Greatest Eclipse Phase at 06:28:30 AM
    • Total Solar Eclipse Ends at 06:29:58 AM
    • Eclipse ends at 07:33:07 AM

    Gaya

    • Eclipse begins at 05:29:34 AM
    • Total Solar Eclipse Begins at 06:24:26 AM
    • Greatest Eclipse Phase at 06:26:04 AM
    • Total Solar Eclipse Ends at 06:27:41 AM
    • Eclipse ends at 07:29:00 AM

    Patna

    • Eclipse begins at 05:29:57 AM
    • Total Solar Eclipse Begins at 06:24:37 AM
    • Greatest Eclipse Phase at 06:26:31 AM
    • Total Solar Eclipse Ends at 06:28:24 AM
    • Eclipse ends at 07:29:29 AM

    Siliguri

    • Eclipse begins at 05:30:26 AM
    • Total Solar Eclipse Begins at 06:26:33 AM
    • Greatest Eclipse Phase at 06:28:26 AM
    • Total Solar Eclipse Ends at 06:30:23 AM
    • Eclipse ends at 07:40:45 AM

    Sikkim

    • Eclipse begins at 05:30:40 AM
    • Total Solar Eclipse Begins at 06:27:15 AM
    • Greatest Eclipse Phase at 06:28:30 AM
    • Total Solar Eclipse Ends at 06:29:58 AM
    • Eclipse ends at 07:34:10 AM

    Surat

    • Eclipse begins before sunrise
    • Total Solar Eclipse Begins at 06:21:16 AM
    • Greatest Eclipse Phase at 06:22:54 AM
    • Total Solar Eclipse Ends at 06:24:33 AM
    • Eclipse ends at 07:19:53 AM

    Ujjain

    • Eclipse begins before sunrise
    • Total Solar Eclipse Begins at 06:22:51 AM
    • Greatest Eclipse Phase at 06:23:40 AM
    • Total Solar Eclipse Ends at 06:24:30 AM
    • Eclipse ends at 07:21:56 AM

    Vadodara

    • Eclipse begins before sunrise
    • Total Solar Eclipse Begins at 06:22:41 AM
    • Greatest Eclipse Phase at 06:23:20 AM
    • Total Solar Eclipse Ends at 06:23:59 AM
    • Eclipse ends at 07:20:27 AM

    Varanasi

    • Eclipse begins at 05:30:03 AM
    • Total Solar Eclipse Begins at 06:24:10 AM
    • Greatest Eclipse Phase at 06:25:44 AM
    • Total Solar Eclipse Ends at 06:27:17 AM
    • Eclipse ends at 07:27:34 AM
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    14 Comments

    1. Ruchi says:

      Great summation of information about Solar Eclipse, I was not aware in which part of country in india it would be full solar eclipse
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    2. Atul says:

      I was going to write the post on same but again mine work……. Probably will ask my brother to write on same
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    3. Custom Essay says:

      Yes, it is well collected material. I was wondering, can we get this type of regional based data for other countries as well? We always got the data on the basis of country, not within the country.
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    4. Anish K.S says:

      Wait another another 138 Years to watch it again.

    5. Wish i was in Lucknow. It was all cloudy here in Hyderabad
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    6. had went to surat with frds to see the eclipse but unfortunately were unable to view because of the rainy clouds coming in between.
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